Your Future is Here! South Dakota Board of Regents                                                                                August 15, 2011      

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Salaries at Top of Budget Concerns for Public Universities
The South Dakota Board of Regents decided that salary increases for its employees and other state workers will top all other budget priorities for the coming year.

Report Examines Academic Performance by Athletes

A new report says that, when compared across a variety of academic indicators, athletes and non-athletes in the South Dakota public university system perform at similar levels.

Regional CES Center to Occupy Space on Deaf School Campus

A lease approved by the South Dakota Board of Regents will locate one of eight new regional Cooperative Extension Service centers on the state School for the Deaf campus in Sioux Falls.


Other News



30 Students Receive Dakota Corps Scholarships

Thirty recent South Dakota high school graduates have been awarded Dakota Corps scholarships to pursue careers in critical-need occupations within the state.