MiSU receives generous donation – A generous donation to the Minot State University Development Foundation will help the university in providing quality education for students into the next century. The donation from the estate of Chuck and Madge Westlie, brings their total estate giving to Minot State University to over $1 million. The Westlies were deeply involved in community and regional affairs, supporting a number of foundations and charities through the years. The Bishop Ryan Catholic School Foundation and the Norsk Høstfest-Heritage Foundation received significant donations as well.
MiSU announces three faculty sabbaticals – Minot State University President David Fuller recently announced three sabbatical projects. Bethany Andreasen, professor of history, will receive a 50 percent sabbatical leave for the 2014-15 academic year. Margaret Sherve, assistant professor of English, will receive sabbatical leave during fall semester 2014, while Alexandra Deufel, professor of biology, will receive sabbatical leave for spring semester 2015.