Bresciani Names Rafert NDSU’s Next Provost

Bresciani names Rafert NDSU provost North Dakota State University President Dean L. Bresciani announced today his selection of Bruce Rafert as NDSU’s next provost. Rafert is Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University.  “Dr. Rafert brings a career-long level of recognized experience and success in…
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The “Dilbert” Of Academia To Speak At NDSU

Free and open to the public! Wednesday, April 20, 2011 5 p.m. – Free Pizza Social, Butte Lounge (outside Century Theater at Memorial Union, NDSU) 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Jorge Cham Presentation, Memorial Union, Century Theater 6:30 p.m. – Book Signing Jorge Cham is the creator and artist of Piled Higher and Deeper (PhD), the comic strip…
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First NDSU Provost Candidate To Hold Open Forum

Howard Grimes, vice president for research and dean of the graduate school at Washington State University, Pullman, will be available for media interviews at 8:30 a.m. on April 5 in the Century Theater at the Memorial An open forum for the campus community will follow and media is welcome to attend. Grimes, who also is a professor…
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Dean Candidates To Visit Campus

The schedule has been announced for campus visits by five finalists for dean of NDSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. In addition, each candidate will give a public presentation while they are on campus for interviews. “I am delighted with the number of applicants for the position and very pleased with the strong…
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Strategic Planning Committee Begins Its Work

The North Dakota State University Strategic Planning Committee has begun its work to define the institution’s outstanding programs as the campus prepares for the future. The group’s initial meeting was March 18. The group’s goal is to provide criteria to identify academic and research programs that are at or near nationally, if not internationally, recognized…
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