Associated Press, Published April 05 2013
Minot State faculty: No confidence in chancellor
A faculty representative says 94 percent of voters approved the measure. A similar resolution was passed earlier by the North Dakota Student Association.
Board of Higher Education President Duaine Espegaard said in a statement released by Shirvani's office that he's disappointed about the latest resolution and called most of the faculty's claims against Shirvani "little more than an attempted character assassination."
The resolution cites what faculty believes to be breakdowns in communication, the diminishing roles of college presidents, proposed changes in admission standards that could affect accreditation, and the board's willingness to "completely empower an individual with a track record of conflict, antagonism, and de-stabilization."
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