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Iowa Reduced Tuition Program Shows Results
In the second year of a program offering new and transfer students from Iowa the equivalent of resident tuition at four South Dakota universities, the program is showing a positive return.

Draft Free Speech Policies Advance at Regents’ Public Hearing
Revised policies impacting free speech and diversity on South Dakota public university campuses advanced Wednesday after the South Dakota Board of Regents conducted an initial hearing on the draft policies and voted unanimously to move those proposals to final action in December.

New Options Available for Students Pursuing DSU Degrees
The South Dakota Board of Regents today approved requests from Dakota State University to offer a teaching degree online, create a new minor, and develop new specializations within its mathematics major. University officials said all these changes are part of DSU’s work to meet economic development and workforce trends across South Dakota.


Lukkes Appointed Regents’ General Counsel
The South Dakota Board of Regents announces that Nathan Lukkes has been named general counsel for the board and the public higher education system in South Dakota.


Board of Regents Release Fall Enrollment for 2018
Fall enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities is down about 2 percent in full-time equivalent students, the South Dakota Board of Regents reported today.


Regents Identify Top Budget Needs
The South Dakota Board of Regents agreed this week to four budget priorities for the coming year, including a comprehensive state financial aid program and first-ever funding of inflationary costs.


Board of Regents Sets Expectations for New CEO
The South Dakota Board of Regents, meeting for the first time with its incoming executive director and chief executive officer, has created a framework of expectations and directions for his tenure starting next month.

Regents Approve New Academic Offerings
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved new academic program requests from four public universities to meet emerging economic development and workforce trends across the state.


Arkansas Education Leader Named Board of Regents’ Chief Executive
The chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith was appointed Friday to lead South Dakota’s six public universities and two special schools. Paul B. Beran will become the South Dakota Board of Regents’ executive director and chief executive officer on or before Sept. 4.