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ERIC Number: ED500741
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 154
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
North Dakota University System Resource Guide. 2007 Legislative Session
North Dakota University System
This resource guide describes the North Dakota University System and provides information about the programs and costs of higher education in the North Dakota system. An introduction describes the institutions in the system: two doctoral universities, one master's degree-granting university, three universities that offer bachelor's degrees and five two-year colleges that offer associate and trade/technical degrees. The second section of the report describes the leadership and organizational structure of the system, the State Board of Higher Education, and presents a campus directory. The third and fourth sections present highlights of 2005 and 2006 system accomplishments, a summary of the 2007 NDUS legislative priorities, and a report by a recent roundtable on higher education in North Dakota. Section 5 describes student admission requirements and characteristics, including earnings of students who continue their education past high school, and characteristics of those who complete programs. Section 6, "Education Excellence-Faculty & Staff," describes the system's employees and the North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR). Section 7, "Flexible and Responsive," discusses consortia, reciprocity, and exchange programs in which the university system participates. Section 8, "Access-General," provides detailed discussions of financial aid and student costs, dual credit, and various student loan, grant, and scholarship programs. Section 9, "Access-Technology," is a discussion of the university's technology infrastructure and networks and programs in which the system participates. Section 10, "Funding and Rewards," discusses the 2006-07 annual budget of the university system and describes facilities, staff and faculty salaries, fringe benefits, and the Long-Term Finance Plan and allocation model. Section 11, "Economic Development Connection," discusses graduation employment and retention, summarizes the workforce training system, anddescribes the concept of Centers of Excellence for Economic Development as linked to the North Dakota University System. The final section, Section 12, "Sustaining the Vision," summarizes the State Board of Higher Education's (SBHE) Strategic Plan. This section also summarizes SBHE's Project Vital Link, which was launched to attract more high school students to North Dakota University System (NDUS) colleges and universities. This section contains a summary of the 2006 Roundtable on Higher Education, as well as a summary of the goals of the P-16 Education Task Force. (An Index is included.)
North Dakota University System. 600 East Boulevard Avenue Department 215, Bismarck, ND 58505-0230. Tel: 701-328-2960; Fax: 701-328-2961; e-mail: ndus.office@ndus.nodak.edu; Web site: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Dakota Univ. System, Bismarck.