UND studejnt leaders, Blake Andert and Brandon Beyer commend University administrators for allowing more time for input and data gathering during the latest rounds of budget cuts. Photo courtesy of UND Student Government.

Keeping students top of mind in face of tough decisions

March 23, 2017

Student Body leaders, Brandon Beyer and Blake Andert, comment on budget situation

As part of his latest UND budget update, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Tom DiLorenzo took a moment to open the floor to share success stories and strategies that different units on campus have been using to keep forward momentum in the current budget situation. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

New ways of thinking

March 23, 2017

Weekly budget forum celebrates successes and examines new methods of handling budget challenges

UND Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services Sol Jensen gives an audience of staff and faculty a colorful preview of what UND has in mind for a proposed $3 million investment, showcasing why it’s critical that the dollars are spent now.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

A pitch for marketing

March 14, 2017

Third in series of campus budget fora explains why an investment in marketing is critical to UND’s future

Today, the University is releasing brief summaries of what each of academic and administrative unit is planning to do to position themselves for the future. UND archival photo.

Tough decisions to position for the future

March 10, 2017

UND academic and support units submit their preliminary budget proposals to find savings and encourage strategic growth

UND President Mark Kennedy told lawmakers, on Monday, that UND already has made a number of tough decisions on campus, with more to come, to meet mandated budget reductions. He said the University is “nearing the end of the road” as far as cutting, and that the state may have to look at allowing Universities the flexibility to increase tuition. UND Archives.

UND takes its message to the House

March 7, 2017

Kennedy: cuts are ‘nearing end of the road’ but tuition flexibility is needed moving forward

UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo leads the discussion at the second campus budget forum, held on March 1. Photo by Richard Larson.

‘Stepping up’ to meet needs

March 7, 2017

Second UND budget forum sets tone of shared sacrifice and commitment to University vision

UND Fighting Hawks football fans root  for the home team at the annual Potato Bowl game at the Alerus Center. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Athletics on the clock

March 2, 2017

Athletics Department granted more time for careful review of sports programs to craft new budget-savings plan

UND Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost   Tom DiLorenzo leads the first of a series of budget forums for staff and faculty at UND. Photo  by Jackie Lorentz.

Budget forum reflections

February 28, 2017

First of many UND campus budget fora addresses questions and calls for teamwork and ideas

Nick Satterlee, a UND commercial aviation student from O'Fallon, Ill., ran into a bit of a rough patch during his first semester, but support from those around him and a new notification software at UND called Starfish, helped him to regain his academic footing. Photo courtesy of Nick Satterlee.

Attention to retention

February 23, 2017

UND combines technology and personal connections to boost the number of first-time freshmen who stay

Robin Hall after sunset.  The building on western edge of the UND campus is the headquarters to the University's surging unmanned teaching and research enterprises. Photo by Richard Larson

Unmanned unleashed

February 21, 2017

UND brings together campus innovation and research in Institute for Unmanned and Autonomous Research

UND announced today several changes to administrative positions that will be coupled with other actions across campus to align the University’s budget with current funding expectations and to provide for strategic priorities. UND archival photo.

Starting from the top

February 16, 2017

UND finding opportunities for administrative efficiency and savings amid campus-wide budget cuts

Besides being a pivotal piece in understanding UAS research data across campus, Computer Scientist Travis Desell says he and his students have collaborated with a number of departments for their big data and High Performance Computing research needs.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Next step: NexusND

February 14, 2017

UND to initiate Grand Challenges effort with $3 million investment in technology infrastructure and workforce

Today, the University is releasing brief summaries of what each of academic and administrative unit is planning to do to position themselves for the future. UND archival photo.

Deeper analysis to get it right

February 9, 2017

UND deans given more time to work with Executive Council on budget proposals that support the University’s Strategic Plan

The idea of more wisely and efficiently utilizing resources is the guiding principal behind UND’s exploration of a service center model.  UND archival photo.

Finding efficiency through centralization

February 9, 2017

UND begins process of developing service center model for more effective campus services

UND Professor of Educational Leadership Margaret "Margi" Healy (left) is working with Odella Fuqua, UND director of resource planning & allocation, to make the University's transition to a brand-new budget model, known as MIRA, easier and more understandable for the campus community.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Q&A: Making sense of MIRA

February 9, 2017

UND’s resident budget ambassadors peel back the mystery of the new incentive-based model