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

UND college deans have been given a little more time—and a little more guidance—to prioritize and set their colleges up for success. 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

A new push to invest in marketing at UND will target three key areas—a University branding study, upgrades to the look and functionality of the UND.edu website and a heavy push on digital advertising.  UND archival photo.

Reboot to recruit

February 7, 2017

UND plans $3 million in marketing initiatives to tell the University story, boost recruitment and heighten tuition revenue

President Mark Kennedy gives remarks at the start of the most recent Strategic Planning meeting Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Wilkerson Commons. Photo by Richard Larson.

Investing in priorities

February 2, 2017

UND’s Strategic Planning Committee forming campus goals to guide progress in a time of budget restraints

UND President Mark Kennedy and the University Executive Council released a joint statement today about a budgetary process that will impact all areas of campus—from administration to athletics to staff to academic units. It reflects current financial realities facing UND and follows budget proposals for state funding 20 percent lower than last biennium. UND archival photo.

UND statement: Riding the rapids to smoother currents

January 31, 2017

President and Executive Committee detail process moving forward to address budget cutting and strategic investments