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Connections and Community Town Hall meeting is Wednesday

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The last event for the spring semester in President Kelley’s initiative to engage in a campus-wide conversation is a town hall meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl.  The meeting will review what has been accomplished so far and will preview the events that are planned as […]

Connections and Community conversation is May 4

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Connections and Community: Continuing the Conversation about Possible Initiatives 12:30 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 4 – UND Wellness Center The Context: The President’s initiative to engage in a campus-wide conversation to identify three to five “big ideas” about the future of UND has reached a point at which it would be helpful to get […]

Joshua Wynne will interview for VP Health Affairs position April 25-27

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Dr. Joshua Wynne, Interim Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will interview for that position April 25-27.    He is a professor of medicine, vice dean and associate dean for academic affairs at the medical school.  A complete CV, letter of application, and itinerary are available at  […]

UND releases ambitious Climate Action Plan for public comment

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The University of North Dakota, on target for significant long-term reductions in its carbon footprint, has released the UND Climate Action Plan (CAP) for public review and comment. The UND CAP is available for review and comment online at www2.und.edu/our/sustainability/html/climateactionplan.html in pdf and digital edition formats. Your feedback can be entered in a digital form […]

University Council meeting April 21 will focus on budget updates

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The University Council will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl.  The agenda will be as follows: 1.    University Senate 2009-10 Report, Wendelin Hume, University Senate Chair 2.    Budget Update, President Kelley and Vice President for Finance and Operations Alice Brekke 3.    Matters Arising The University Council consists of the […]

Community and collaboration are topics at VP Health Sciences candidate forum

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Ellen Cosgrove, candidate for the position of Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, focused on community and collaboration at her public forum April 13. Currently Regents’ Professor of Internal Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Education at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in […]

Statement by UND President Robert O. Kelley on Nickname and Logo Transition

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Today, we come together to begin the process of transition.  The State Board of Higher Education’s decision to retire the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo launches this initiative.and allows all of us at the University of North Dakota to focus on our core mission:  The advancement of knowledge and learning through teaching, research, scholarship and […]

Two VP Health Affairs candidates will interview on campus

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Two candidates for the position of Vice President for Health Affairs will interview on campus. Ellen M. Cosgrove, Senior Associate Dean for Education and Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, will visit campus April 11–13. Dr. Joshua Wynne, Interim Vice President for Health Affairs and Interim Dean of […]

Two VP Health Affairs candidates will interview on campus

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Two candidates for the position of Vice President for Health Affairs will interview on campus. Dr. Ellen M. Cosgrove, Senior Associate Dean for Education and Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, will visit campus April 11 – 13. Dr. Joshua Wynne, Interim Vice President for Health Affairs and […]

U Community invited to forum on UND's future

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UND’s Future:An Invitation to Engage in the Conversation is the focus of an open forum Wednesday, April 7. The President’s initiative to conduct a campus-wide conversation to identify some “big ideas” for the future of UND will continue next week with the second of two open forums Wednesday, April 7, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. […]

U Community invited to forum on UND’s future

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UND’s Future:An Invitation to Engage in the Conversation is the focus of an open forum Wednesday, April 7. The President’s initiative to conduct a campus-wide conversation to identify some “big ideas” for the future of UND will continue next week with the second of two open forums Wednesday, April 7, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. […]

Noon meeting will discuss College of Education building

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The University will hold an informational meeting at noon, Thursday, April 1, in the Memorial Union Ballroom to discuss how work beginning this summer on the 56-year-old College of Education building could affect students, faculty, and staff during the next 12-18 months. The meeting will include architectural renderings of the building and the new addition […]

Three invited to campus to interview for VP Health Sciences position

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The Vice President for Health Affairs and School of Medicine and Health Sciences Dean search committee has identified three candidates we are enthusiastic about bringing to our campus for interviews in mid- to late-April. Two of the candidates have accepted our invitations, and we hope that the third will also accept. We are working with […]

Letter from President Kelley

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Dear Members of the University Community: Welcome back to our students and all others who were able to get away over Spring Break! I would like to take a moment to discuss the next steps in our University-wide conversation on strengthening connections and community. First, I offer my sincere thanks to those who attended or […]

Robert Boyd, Long Serving VP for Student and Outreach Services, to Retire Dec. 31

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Robert H. Boyd, long serving Vice President for Student and Outreach Services at the University, has announced his intention to retire Dec. 31. “It has been a privilege to serve UND.  I am passionate about this institution because of the way it has treated me, and more importantly, because of what it does for students.  […]