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Regents Forward SB55 Task Force Report
The work of a state-appointed task force that studied operations and functions of the public university system over the past year will soon be in the hands of legislators and Gov. Kristi Noem.

Regents Honor Student Groups at SD Mines and Black Hills State
The South Dakota Board of Regents recognized student organizations from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and Black Hills State University this week for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work.

Board of Regents Releases Fall Enrollment for 2021
Fall headcount enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities is largely unchanged from last year, the South Dakota Board of Regents reported today. System headcount was down 121 students, a decline of 0.35 percent. Total headcount at the six public universities was 33,445.

Six Meetings Planned to Follow Up Higher Education Task Force Work​ ​
The South Dakota Board of Regents will hold outreach sessions on the six public university campuses in September and October to follow up on the work of a higher education task force that met over the past year.

Regents Adopt Student Athletes’ Name-Image-Likeness Policy
The South Dakota Board of Regents has adopted policy to govern the commercial use of student athletes’ name, image, and likeness at the six public universities the board oversees.

Regents Issue ‘Opportunity for All’ Statement
The South Dakota Board of Regents today adopted a statement and action plan that strongly positions its public universities as places of opportunity for all students to benefit from higher education, preparing them to live and work in South Dakota or anywhere in the world.

Regents Approve Program Request to Offer Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice at the Community College for Sioux Falls
The South Dakota Board of Regents approved a new academic program request this week from the University of South Dakota that will help build and grow the healthcare workforce in the state.

Ellsworth Air Force Base Tuition Rate Approved
A reduced tuition rate at South Dakota public universities has been approved for active-duty Airmen, their spouses and dependents, and U.S. Department of Defense civilians who work on Ellsworth Air Force Base. This rate supports Black Hills State University’s selection this month to operate a local campus on Ellsworth following a formal Education Needs Assessment to determine the needs for the installation.