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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
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.
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.