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Maridee Shogren named dean of College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines

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UND Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Eric Link has appointed Maridee Shogren as dean of the University’s College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines. Shogren, who has served the College as interim dean since February, will begin her duties on Dec. 1. “Dr. Shogren brings outstanding leadership ability, dedication and commitment to the College […]

Nov. 14 video message from President Armacost

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This week is Veterans Day Week, says President Armacost at the start of his video address to the UND community. With Veterans Day having been celebrated on Friday, Nov. 11, Armacost remarks that the University serves more than 1,400 people who are either veterans, active-duty military or family members to those in the armed forces. […]

Veterans Day Ceremony is Nov. 11 at Gorecki Alumni Center

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Join the University of North Dakota, UND ROTC, and the UND Alumni Association & Foundation for a Veterans Day Ceremony as we come together to honor those who have served our country in war or peacetime. The 2022 Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Gorecki Alumni […]

Nov. 1 video message from President Armacost

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This week, President Armacost’s video address comes from the TRIO Programs offices on campus. He’s joined by Kaleigh DeGeldere, a senior political science major, to talk about UND’s TRIO Programs and the upcoming First-Gen Day Celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 8. First-Gen Day Celebration is meant to recognize students who are the first in their families […]

Randi Lynn Tanglen named UND vice provost for faculty affairs

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UND Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Eric Link has named Randi Lynn Tanglen vice provost for faculty affairs following a national search. Tanglen’s appointment is effective Jan. 17, 2023. Originally from Sidney, Mont., Tanglen is currently executive director of Humanities Montana, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in her […]

Oct. 18 video message from President Armacost

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To start this week’s video address, UND President Andy Armacost congratulates everyone in the UND community who made Homecoming 2022 a success. “And Holy Moly, has there been a lot happening on our campus!” the president continues. For example, this coming weekend marks Family Weekend, while at the beginning of the month, UND hosted its […]

Sept. 28 video message from President Armacost

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President Armacost is joined by two guests for this week’s video message to the UND community. Tamba-Kuii Bailey, special assistant to the president for diversity & inclusion, answers a few questions about UND’s upcoming, first-ever DEI conference (which will be happening Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 5-6), and encourages the entire campus to attend. The conference […]

UND celebrates Homecoming Week

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The UND Alumni Association & Foundation is hosting Homecoming 2022 Sept. 26 through Oct. 1. As a fall tradition that’s been part of UND for more than 100 years, Homecoming is a special time on campus every year, said DeAnna Carlson Zink, CEO of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation. “Current students get a chance […]

Sept. 16 video message from President Armacost

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UND President Andy Armacost recorded his latest video message last week, and at the start of it, he reminds the UND community of the activities that would be unfolding in connection with Constitution Day — Saturday, Sept. 17. Those activities now have taken place, and some highlights — including a Naturalization Ceremony that was carried […]

Sept. 8 video message from President Armacost

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In this week’s video address, President Armacost is joined by Lynette Krenelka, executive director of UND’s Teaching Transformation and Development Academy or TTaDA, and Jim Mochoruk, professor of history, who co-chair UND’s Strategic Planning Committee. Armacost invites them to provide updates about the planning process. This summer, Krenelka, Mochoruk and their team hosted as many […]

Town Halls set for Wednesday and Thursday

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As the fall semester gets underway, President Armacost and University administrators invite the UND community to two virtual Town Halls on Wednesday, Aug. 31, and Thursday, Sept. 1.

Aug. 23 video message from President Armacost

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UND’s new student leaders join President Armacost for his first bi-weekly message of the semester. Faith Wahl and Morgan Mastrud, Student Body president and vice president, spend time with Armacost to talk about Student Government activities and answer some questions from the president. Wahl, a senior originally from Bismarck, hopes new and returning students stop […]

Picnic with the Prez is Aug. 18, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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President Andy and First Lady Kathy Armacost would like to meet you by welcoming all faculty and staff back to campus. Please join them on Thursday, August 18 between 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for a casual picnic on the lawn at University House,1 Yale Drive.