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Campus and Community Representatives to Assist in the University of South Dakota Presidential Search
Campus and community representatives have been appointed to assist the South Dakota Board of Regents in its search for the next president at the University of South Dakota. USD’s longest serving president, James W. Abbott, will retire in June of 2018.


Neighborhood Meeting Nov. 15 on Sale/Lease of School for the Deaf Campus in Sioux Falls
The South Dakota Board of Regents will host a Nov. 15 neighborhood informational meeting with the Bender Companies concerning a proposed sale and/or lease of its 14.5-acre South Dakota School for the Deaf campus along 10th Street near downtown Sioux Falls.


Alumnus James Rankin Selected as New SD Mines’ President
James (Jim) Rankin, the chief research officer and professor of electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas, will return to his alma mater as the 19th president of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced Tuesday.


Board of Regents Brings Town Meeting to Rapid City
A town meeting on South Dakota public higher education is being hosted Thursday, Nov. 16, in Rapid City by the South Dakota Board of Regents.


Four Finalists Named for School of Mines Presidency
The South Dakota Board of Regents announced today four candidates who are finalists to become the next president at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.


Board of Regents Brings Town Meeting to Mitchell
A town meeting on South Dakota public higher education is being hosted Tuesday, Nov. 7, in Mitchell by the South Dakota Board of Regents.


Board of Regents Brings Town Meeting to Sioux Falls
A town meeting on South Dakota public higher education is being hosted Monday, Nov. 6, in Sioux Falls by the South Dakota Board of Regents.


Board of Regents Brings Town Meeting to Watertown
A town meeting on South Dakota public higher education is being hosted Monday, Oct. 30, in Watertown by the South Dakota Board of Regents.


Bender Hired to Advise Regents on Sale/Lease of School for the Deaf Campus in Sioux Falls
The South Dakota Board of Regents today announced that Bender Commercial Real Estate Services (Michael Bender, Principal) has been retained to assist the board in developing a commercially reasonable plan to sell and/or lease its 14.5-acre South Dakota School for the Deaf campus on 10th Street near downtown Sioux Falls.


Public Universities Reach Out to Technical School Students
Programs now available pave the way for technical school students to more easily earn a four-year degree from a South Dakota public university. These are the latest in continuing efforts to improve the pathway for technical school graduates, holding an associate of applied science degree, to pursue four-year degrees at one of the six public universities.

SDSU Business Economics Specialization Converts into Degree Program
The South Dakota Board of Regents has granted South Dakota State University’s request to award bachelor-level degrees in business economics, aligned with accreditation standards from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Public Comment Sought on School for the Deaf Report
The South Dakota Board of Regents seeks public comment on a report that recommends selling undeveloped property at the South Dakota School for the Deaf in Sioux Falls, while maintaining the school’s core operations and services at that site.

Dakota State Student Organizations Earn Recognition
The South Dakota Board of Regents recognized student organizations from Dakota State University for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work.

Northern State to Offer Spanish Degree Online
A bachelor’s degree in Spanish will be available to students in a fully online format through Northern State University. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved this new delivery option at its meeting this week.


Regents Salute President Abbott Upon Retirement Announcement
As James W. Abbott completes his final year as president of the University of South Dakota, the South Dakota Board of Regents said he will be remembered as a strong and dynamic leader who prepared the university well for its mission in the 21st century and beyond.


Regents Invite Public to Campus-Community Forum Oct. 4
Madison-area residents are invited to join the South Dakota Board of Regents for a campus-community forum next week on the campus of Dakota State University.


Fall Enrollment Shows Growth at Public Universities
Fall enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities increased slightly compared to last year, up a third of one percent, the South Dakota Board of Regents reported today. Headcount enrollment was up by 131 students across the entire system.