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The N.D. Student Association has expressed a vote of "no confidence" in University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani, who is paid $349,000 a year and has proposed overhauling the higher education system. Do you side with the students?

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MarkHighwater

Feb-28-13 12:05 AM

This creep is making almost as much as the President of the United States...UGH

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MarkHighwater

Feb-28-13 12:02 AM

Sounds like North Dakotas version of "2 BIG 2 FAIL"...just like the economic collapse caused by BUSH/CHENEY in 2008 ! ! !

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MarkHighwater

Feb-28-13 12:00 AM

Throw the BUM out ! ! !

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disgusted

Feb-27-13 7:58 PM

yesterday the senate voted to deny the money for the buy-out. Today Kresbach asked for the bill to return for another vote and they voted to allow the money IN CASE the board wants him to go. Until there is proof that he has done more than use rude tactics toward the presidents, I vote he stays.

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disgusted

Feb-27-13 3:47 PM

Not all 4 year or better degrees quarantee great wages. Ex. School of Mines in Aberdeen grads start with wages better than the grads from Harvard. There may be some real serious alligations against the Chancellor, however the best I have heard is that he needs to change his rude tactics towards the Presidents. That to me, does not equate a $800,000 buy out. IF there are REAL legal problems, more than 'he stepped on my toes' those charges need to be made so he can defend himself, and the public can become informed with facts.

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concerned

Feb-27-13 2:05 PM

These students were brain washed because it's all about the money and losing the support. But whatever they don't like it, but an outsider is what is needed to improve education in North Dakota or week education because outside of North Dakota, a person needs a BBA, MBA and so forth to even compete for a job, and here in North Dakota.....my goodness we live in a bubble and need to start hiring people based on education and teach our children that if they work hard and go to college they can get hired for awesome wages..;....

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animal

Feb-27-13 11:26 AM

Can you say community organizer???

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animal

Feb-27-13 11:25 AM

These over paid arrogant idiots,are disgusting! They get paid big salaries for doing nothing.They hire 20 assistants to do their jobs, so they don't have to work.Then all they have to do is play politics and spend money, and make up new policies to create their own little kingdom and cover their butts!! Remind you of anything or anyone?

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locomotive

Feb-27-13 9:22 AM

Thanks, babetteg, for the info.

:-)

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babetteg

Feb-27-13 8:48 AM

The Student Government of Minot State University officially supported Tony Grindberg's amendment on February 11th and issued a Vote of No Confidence in the Chancellor on February 18th; the full documents can be viewed at ***********minotstateu.edu/sga/ (these documents outline the official reasons behind the students' upset with the Chancellor. The North Dakota Student Association issued a Vote of No Confidence on February 23rd; more information can be found at *******northdakotasa****/news/

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EarlyBird

Feb-27-13 7:49 AM

Why don't the students like him?

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muleskinner

Feb-27-13 6:41 AM

After Hamid is gone, the system will be overhauled again.

Probably should have never been hired, but the board of elementary education hired him. They are the kids who are at fault.

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