State universities face enrollment challenges as online classes soar and student-mix shifts

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau Enrollments at South Dakota’s public universities rose in recent years because more people took off-campus courses, while the numbers of students physically attending classes declined system-wide in 2011 and again in 2012, according to a new report prepared for the state Board of Regents. … Read Article

Coyoteopoly nets grant to support Shakespeare Festival

The National Endowment for the Arts and the South Dakota Tourism Board has awarded the University of South Dakota’s Coyoteopoly a $3,500 grant in support of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival. Launched in 2012 by members of the USD Department of Theatre faculty Chaya Gordon-Bland and Scott Mollman and Beacom … Read Article