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Published February 12, 2012, 02:40 PM

Apps Accepted for North Dakota Higher Ed board Vacancy

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Applications are being accepted from people who want to serve on North Dakota's Board of Higher Education.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Applications are being accepted from people who want to serve on North Dakota's Board of Higher Education.

The term of board member Michael Haugen expires on June 30. A nominating committee is to meet on April 2 to forward the names of three candidates to the governor. Whoever the governor chooses must be confirmed by the state Senate next year.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. on March 21.

The Board of Higher Education oversees the state's 11 public colleges and universities. It has seven members who serve four-year terms, one student member, and nonvoting faculty and staff advisers.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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