Your Future is Here! South Dakota Board of Regents                                                                                        October 20, 2009      

Regents Update is distributed following the South Dakota Board of Regents' regular business meeting. Click on the headline below for the full news release.

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Regents Honor Student Organizations
Student organizations from Black Hills State University and the South
Dakota School of Mines and Technology were recognized for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work by the South Dakota Board of Regents.


Regents Launch Comprehensive Review of Academic Programs

For the first time in more than a decade, the South Dakota Board of Regents has launched a review of all undergraduate academic programs that graduate five or fewer students each year.

Academic Programs Respond to Developing Workforce Needs

A new four-year degree at Dakota State University will produce graduates
skilled in creating scientific and technical documents for professional audiences. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved the university’s request for a B.S. degree in professional and technical communication.


Other News


South Dakota Public University System Posts Record Enrollment

For the 12th straight year, South Dakota’s public university system is reporting record-high enrollments. Total student enrollment this fall is up more than 2.5% to 33,779, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced.