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Monte Kramer to Retire as Board of Regents System Vice President of Finance and Administration
Monte Kramer, system vice president of finance and administration, will retire from the system office of the Board of Regents this fall. The search has begun for his successor.

New Agreement Directs Operation at Sioux Falls Center
The South Dakota Board of Regents approved parameters contained in a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) among three South Dakota public universities to redefine the governance, funding, and operations model for University Center-Sioux Falls.

Dakota State Advances Plans for Ph.D. Program in Cyber Defense
With action Wednesday to approve it, a new doctoral program in cyber defense at Dakota State University will address growing cyber threats and workforce needs, while providing DSU graduates with a foundation in security issues, practices, politics, risk analysis, and cultures of terrorism, as well as research methodology and practice.

New Master’s Degree in Special Education First of its Kind for SD University System
To address a critical need for special education teachers across this state and region, the South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved offering a new online master’s degree in K-12 special education from Black Hills State University.

Regents Approve Tuition & Fee Rates for 2019-20
The South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved tuition and mandatory fees for the upcoming academic year. The impact to students in the public university system is an average cost increase of $300.27 per year, or 3.4 percent.

Student Groups from BHSU and SD Mines Recognized for Excellence
The South Dakota Board of Regents recognized student organizations from Black Hills State University and South Dakota School of Mines & Technology for excellence in academic, community, and organizational work.

Regents Approve Academic Program Requests to Develop Workforce
The South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved new academic program requests from five public universities to meet emerging workforce trends across the state.

Regents Applaud USD President on Free Speech Action
Board of Regents’ President Kevin V. Schieffer today commended Sheila Gestring, president of the University of South Dakota, for her prompt and decisive action over the weekend to investigate whether the Board of Regents’ new Freedom of Expression policy was violated in connection with a “Hawaiian Day” event at the USD School of Law.

State Capitol Hosts Student Researchers Thursday
South Dakota colleges and universities will send 14 outstanding undergraduate student researchers to the State Capitol this week to share their research work with lawmakers and the public.