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A nominating committee has recommended three candidates for Gov. Doug Burgum to consider for an opening on North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education.

The candidates are Matthew Dunlevy, of Grand Forks, who is chairman and chief executive officer of SkyScopes, a drone service company; Bruce Gjovig, of Grand Forks, who is the former chief executive officer for the Center for Innovation at the University of North Dakota; and John Warford, a Bismarck orthodontist who is a former city mayor and business school dean at the University of Mary.


The three are vying for a Board of Higher Education opening left by the resignation of Fargo attorney Joseph A. Wetch Jr. in August. Wetch’s unfinished term ends in June 2024.

The eight Board of Higher Education members are appointed by the governor. It oversees the North Dakota’s university system - including UND

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