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New Options Added to Minor and Certificate Offerings
The South Dakota Board of Regents approved a new minor in
sport management at Northern State University and a certificate program in business analytics at
Dakota State University.
20,000-Plus Students Take a Distance Education Course
A new report delivered to the South Dakota Board of Regents
documents the growing popularity of distance course delivery. More than 20,000 students
enrolled in at least one distance course in the public university system last year.
USD Students Honored for Outstanding Work
Student organizations from The University of South Dakota were
recognized for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work by the
South Dakota Board of Regents.
Public University System Gains 327 Students
Fall enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities remains stable. After a slight dip last year, headcount enrollment is up by 327 students,
nearly a one percent increase, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced Tuesday. Full-time
equivalent enrollment, however, was down less than one percent following a modest increase the
Double-Digit Graduation Growth at South Dakota Public Universities
As public university students returned for another academic year, the South Dakota Board of Regents reports that more of them are graduating from the higher education system than ever before. The total number of students graduating with an associate or
bachelor degree at the six public universities has increased by 21 percent since 2005.