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Campus Academic Requests Approved
The South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved academic program requests from public universities to meet workforce and community development needs across the state.


Forney Named System Vice President of Finance and Administration
Heather Forney will become the next system vice president of finance and administration for the South Dakota Board of Regents. The appointment, effective Sept. 9, was announced today.


Barb Stork Appointed to Board of Regents
Barb Stork, a retired businesswoman from Dakota Dunes, has been named to the South Dakota Board of Regents by Gov. Kristi Noem.


Universities to Offer Graduate Mathematics Certificates
To support K-12 teachers in the teaching of mathematics, South Dakota public universities will offer two nine credit-hour graduate certificates in math. Target audience is instructors teaching high school students who take a college-level math course for both high school and college credit.

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


Neuroscience Offerings Approved at USD
An undergraduate degree and a minor in one of the largest scientific fields in the country have been approved for delivery at the University of South Dakota. The bachelor of science in neuroscience degree will prepare USD students for professional pathways to graduate study and new careers in a growing field.

New Academic Programs Approved at SDSU
A new graduate degree at South Dakota State University aims to meet the needs of instructors at two- and four-year postsecondary institutions, especially those working at tribal colleges and universities. The master of science in interdisciplinary studies will allow students to design a flexible and individualized graduate program tailored to their needs and interests.


Nichols Named Interim President at Black Hills State University
Laurie Stenberg Nichols has been named interim president at Black Hills State University. Nichols will assume the interim presidency July 1, and will serve in a temporary capacity until a national search for the university’s next president is concluded and the next president is appointed.