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Regents Make No Changes in Tuition and Fees for Coming Year
The South Dakota Board of Regents agreed today to maintain its existing tuition and mandatory fees for the next academic year.

Regents Approve Academic Program Requests
The South Dakota Board of Regents this week granted academic program requests from four of its public universities. The following actions, sorted by the university making the request, were approved:

Wadsworth Named School for the Deaf Superintendent
An educator with more than 30 years of experience in deaf education has been named the next superintendent of the South Dakota School for Deaf.

Regents Elect New Slate of Officers
Meeting by teleconference, members of the South Dakota Board of Regents elected new officers Wednesday for the coming year.


South Dakota Public Universities Move Rest of Semester Online
As COVID-19 further impacts this state and region, the South Dakota Board of Regents, and the six public universities and two special schools it governs, must adjust operations accordingly.


Regents’ Executive Director to Step Down
Paul B. Beran, executive director and CEO of the South Dakota Board of Regents since 2018, announced today he will be leaving the Board of Regents at the end of his current contract, which runs through June 2020.

Public University Classes Move Temporarily Online Next Week
Last Thursday, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced it would extend spring break at the state’s six public universities in South Dakota through this Friday, March 20. The following is a statement from the South Dakota Board of Regents about additional system actions in response to the COVID-19 situation.


SD Special Schools Make Adjustments for COVID-19 Virus
In light of Governor Noem’s order to close K-12 schools next week, officials at the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the School for the Deaf are taking action.


Public University System Responds to COVID-19 Virus
Public universities across South Dakota will extend their spring break by one week and cancel non-essential travel in an effort to reduce the transmission of the COVID-19 virus.


Trefz Named School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Superintendent
A long-time South Dakota educator has been named the next superintendent of the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Aberdeen.


State Capitol Hosts Student Researchers March 4
South Dakota colleges and universities will send 13 outstanding undergraduate student researchers to the State Capitol next week to share their research work with lawmakers and the public.


Search Underway for Special School Administrators
The search has begun for new administrators to oversee the two special schools in South Dakota serving students who are blind and visually impaired and deaf or hard of hearing.