Strategic Plan

Laura Block, Chief Financial Officer for the UND Alumni Association & Foundation, said the Foundation is working with the University to determine priorities—currently being shaped in UND’s Strategic Plan. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Gifted at UND

April 11, 2017 at

UND Foundation Chief Financial Officer answers campus questions about charitable giving in a time of budget challenges

UND Director of International Programs Katie Davidson says she and her team are working with admissions to pilot a pre-registration process for international students who don’t arrive on campus until a week before classes begin. Davidson led off the latest budget forum meeting on Wednesday, March 29, with UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Global opportunities

April 4, 2017 at

UND Provost welcomes special guests to weekly budget forum for updates on international programs, student government and information technology

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 at

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 at

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

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 at

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

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 at

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 at

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

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 at

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

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 website and a heavy push on digital advertising.  UND archival photo.

Reboot to recruit

February 7, 2017 at

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 at

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