Leadership & Governance

North Dakota Hasn't Entirely Warmed to Its New Chancellor

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Hamid A. Shirvani, who has led the North Dakota U. System for less than a year, retains the support of the State Board of Higher Education, despite being at the center of skirmishes with legislators, students, and campus chiefs.
March 15, 2013

You might say that Hamid A. Shirvani, chancellor of the North Dakota University System, is an overachiever of sorts.

During the first year in office, most new chancellors conduct listening tours, begin to outline new strategic plans, and make nice…

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