Your Future is Here! South Dakota Board of Regents                                                                               August 22, 2013    

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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.


Other News



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.