Mood tense between N.D. Legislature, higher ed system
Published 04/27/2009, The Forum
Tensions between the North Dakota Legislature and the state’s higher education system bubbled up again last week with the confirmation of the board’s president. Though Richie Smith’s reappointment to the board was confirmed 38-6, several legislators used the floor debate as an opportunity to criticize the North Dakota University System and make a call for change.Word count: 457
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