Strategic Plan

UND Interim President Joshua Wynne shared the floor with local business and community leaders last week at Minnkota Power Cooperative. The University's leader seeks debate and discussion in order to develop consensus among the broader community. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Wynne addresses business community

August 6, 2019 at

President opens up about leadership style, support for One UND Strategic Plan and future of online education

Presidential qualities

Presidential qualities

July 30, 2019 at

NDUS search committee mulls visions for the future, attributes of next UND leader

Dr. Joshua Wynne, UND vice president for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been named interim president of the University of North Dakota by a unanimous vote from the State Board of Higher Education.

Charting UND’s future course

July 2, 2019 at

After two weeks as interim president, Dr Joshua Wynne shares his vision for the University

Provost Tom DiLorenzo brought in voices from teaching development, enrollment and facilities in the academic year's final Provost Forum. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Building a better campus

April 23, 2019 at

Provost Forum features array of UND developments, short and long term plans for campus facilities

Rob Stupnisky, associate professor of Educational Foundations & Research, is leading a new, online graduate certificate addressing data literacy in the classroom. Learning Analytics is a growing field - the certificate's four courses will provide the tools to find, organize and analyze data. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Future literacy

March 5, 2019 at

New program from College of Education & Human Development equips educators for the data age

Jennifer Aamodt is the newest Director of University Admissions. She has been with UND's admissions office since 2012 and will oversee a merger of graduate and undergraduate admissions this spring. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Jennifer Aamodt selected Director of University Admissions

February 28, 2019 at

Aamodt to lead admissions merger, assumes role after serving in interim capacity since September 2018

Leading online — anytime, anywhere

Leading online — anytime, anywhere

February 28, 2019 at

Vice Provost Jeff Holm brings UND’s online education leadership to ‘North Dakota Today’

Getting into ‘grad’ gear

Getting into ‘grad’ gear

February 21, 2019 at

Grad education enhancements on campus and online provide comprehensive support students need to succeed

UND investing in a Big Data future

UND investing in a Big Data future

February 14, 2019 at

President Kennedy appears on ‘North Dakota Today’ to talk Big Data and UND’s role in state’s future

Creating our own wave of opportunity

Creating our own wave of opportunity

February 12, 2019 at

UND looks inward to muster resources to invest in future amid sea of uncertainty

UND saw one of its largest Winter Commencement classes graduate in December, thanks to series of strategic barrier busting moves that have students dancing out the door degrees in hand.

Doing the graduation dance

February 7, 2019 at

Strategic efforts, and a little fun along the way, helping students secure degrees earlier Students often dance for joy asRead More

Getting to the ‘core’ of student success

Getting to the ‘core’ of student success

January 31, 2019 at

New academic advisors to support Colleges, improve retention and boost grad rates as part of UND’s strategic goals


Road to ‘R1’: Broadening Research Impact

January 23, 2019 at

Quest for highest-research-activity classification helps students, communities and economy

The University will issue a request for proposals (RFP) next month for residential and retail dining plans in the new Memorial Union and across campus. The goal is to offer food options that attract people to the University, aid in recruitment, and entice more students to live on campus. All options will be considered, including forming a public-private partnership with an external vendor. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Options on the table

January 22, 2019 at

Plans in the works to use food to draw people to campus

Kennedy said UND supports the State Board of Higher Education proposed budget, which advocates stable funding and merit pay increases. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, however, has recommended a 5 percent budget decrease for higher education, despite major cuts to the University System in the current biennium.
“We do believe that UND and the State of North Dakota are at an inflection point between sinking and swimming,” Kennedy told legislators.
But, by continuing to focus on strategic investments in student success, campus renewal and discovery research, UND is positioning itself to stay above water. Image courtesy of Peter Johnson.

‘Swimming’ into a New Economy

January 17, 2019 at

UND touts student success, campus renewal and research as keys to smooth currents over ‘growing waters’