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Jon Backes, president, North Dakota Board of Higher Education, column: ‘Affordable, high-quality higher education’

Published 09/04/2010

When I applied for a position on the board, friends asked what motivated me to seek what they perceived to be a very time-consuming and often thankless job. My response simply was this: I want my children to have the chance to attend college in North Dakota and build their lives and careers in this great state.

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