Carlson To Express Concerns With University Accountability

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The North Dakota Legislature needs to be more engaged with higher education in light of recent issues involving the state’s universities, House Majority Leader Al Carlson said Monday.

Carlson plans to appear before the interim Higher Education Committee on Friday in Bismarck to discuss several ideas.

Carlson tasked the committee in a recent letter with studying the structure of higher education, including the role of the state Board of Higher Education, the University System office and university presidents.

He wants legislators to consider changes to the current system and asked the committee to look at ways to improve University System accountability.

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