Nichols among finalists for UND President

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KWAT) – Six candidates have accepted invitations to visit the University of North Dakota campus to interview for the position of President.


The visits will take place in mid-November, and the State Board of Higher Education will name UND’s next president at its Dec. 3 meeting.


A total of 61 applications were received for the position. The UND Presidential Search Committee interviewed 11 candidates last week, and narrowed the field to six.


The finalists include: Dr. Laurie Nichols, Interim President at Black Hills State University. Nichols is a former President of the University of Wyoming in Laramie, and a former provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota State University.