Judge Recommends Embattled Dickinson State U President Be Fired

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Richard McCallum should be fired from the Dickinson State University president position, Administrative Law Judge Bonny Fetch said Friday.

A hearing was held in October to determine if William Goetz, North Dakota University system chancellor, was justified in dismissing McCallum in August.

McCallum faces many accusations, including inflating enrollment numbers and creating an intimidating environment at DSU.

Fetch gave a written recommendation Friday to the State Board of Higher Education stating there is just cause to fire McCallum.

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