Feb 17, 2017 at 1:55 pm
With budget cuts looming the University of North Dakota has announced the names of three administrators who will be leaving their posts later this year. The list includes: Peter Johnson the interim V-P for University and Public Affairs….Laurie Betting who is the interim V-P for Student Affairs…and Alice Brekke the V-P for Finance. Johnson has applied for early separation as of July 1st. Brekke will enter into a phased retirement plan until 2019. Betting will retire this summer.
The Executive Council has directed all colleges to finalize plans for a 12-percent reduction in funds. The School of Medicine has been given a ten-percent budget reduction target. U-N-D Athletics has been asked to cut one-point-three million from its budget.
A weekly campus forum will begin next week to address budget related questions. The first session is set for February 22nd.
KNOX /Doug Barrett