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Public University System Seeks Tuition Freeze
In its budget request for the coming year, the South Dakota Board of
Regents has pledged to freeze in-state students’ tuition in exchange for more state government
support. A request for nearly $6 million, adopted by the regents, would prevent more
higher education cost shifting to students.
Dakota State University MBA Goes Online
The master of business administration degree from Dakota State
University will soon be delivered entirely online, to benefit the region’s full-time employed
professionals who are a primary audience for the degree.
Governor Names Kevin Schieffer To Board Of Regents
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced that he will appoint Kevin
Schieffer of Sioux Falls to the South Dakota Board of Regents.
Changes in Store for Governor Research Centers
South Dakota is taking another step forward in advancing research and
technology to enhance economic development. A new South Dakota Research & Innovation
Center was recently created to link university-based research and National Science Foundation
research priorities. In addition, two new Governor Research Centers, also supported by state
funding, will launch this year on the campus of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.