BISMARCK, N.D. - The North Dakota University System's next Envision 2030 Pillar discussion will take place Wednesday.
Focusing on Energy, the Pillar talk will take place at Williston State College's Western Star Building in Room 138. Distance options such as teleconferencing and Interactive Video Network lines have been added for the meeting, which is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Central Time.
Findings from the Envision 2030 breakout sessions held in May will be discussed at length to examine strategies for reaching goals identified so far. They included embracing an 'all-of-the-above' strategy in energy-related topics; expanding on longer-lived programs supplemented by recent growth in petroleum development, energy engineering, robotics automation, water and wastewater and geomatics; and increasing the number of students in technical trades.
The schedule of remaining Pillar events is as follows (all times listed below are Central Time):
Wednesday, Sept. 21. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Williston State College. Energy | CTE Building
Thursday, Oct. 6. 1-3 p.m. Valley City State University. Liberal Arts & Humanities.
Tuesday, Oct. 11. 8-10 a.m. University of North Dakota. Tomorrow's Student.
Thursday, Oct. 13. 1-3 p.m. North Dakota State University. Agriculture.
Tuesday, Oct. 18. 1-3 p.m. Lake Region State College. Health Care.
Wednesday, Oct. 19. 1-3 p.m. Bismarck State College. Technology.
Thursday, Oct. 20. 1-3 p.m. North Dakota State College of Science (Fargo). Manufacturing.
Wednesday, Oct. 26. 1-3 p.m. Minot State University. The Whole Student.
The North Dakota University System is a unified system of higher education governed by the State Board of Higher Education. Organized in 1990, the system includes two research universities, four regional universities and five community colleges.
The mission of the State Board of Higher Education and the Chancellor of the North Dakota University System is to unleash the potential of higher education in the state to enhance the quality of life, and the social and economic vitality of all served by its public colleges and universities.