|The regents' executive director coordinates preparation and submission of legislative bills authorized by the board; monitors the progress of legislation affecting higher education; provides reports to the board, the presidents, and superintendents; and presents testimony - as authorized by the Board of Regents - on legislation that affects the public higher education system.
Higher Education Policy in the News:
October 4, 2017 -- Programs now available pave the way for technical school students to more easily earn a four-year degree from a South Dakota public university.
September 20, 2017 -- Fall enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities increased slightly
compared to last year, up a third of one percent, the South Dakota Board of Regents reported
January 31, 2017 -- The six public universities in South Dakota generate $2.66 billion a year in annual economic impact within the state, from a state investment of $197 million. That's a key finding from a research report that measures public higher education's impact on the state economy.