Board, NDSU remain at odds on president’s house funding
Published 11/19/2009, The Jamestown Sun
The North Dakota State University Development Foundation says it remains in the dark about its proposal to pay for cost overruns on a new president’s house. The state Board of Higher Education said it should not be responsible for more than $500,000 in added costs to the house, which was estimated at $900,000 and ballooned to more than $2 million. The foundation, which managed the project, agreed on Oct. 1 to pay about $373,000 in overruns, but said it won’t cover at least $142,000 in bills that have surfaced after that.Word count: 274
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