HAVRE — The former Montana State University-Northern chancellor who resigned four days into the fall semester will still receive the rest of his $162,419 annual salary until his contract ends next June.
Mark Nook started his new job as chancellor of Montana State University Billings on Tuesday.
Mark Nook doesn't know much about the inner workings of Montana State University Billings.
Mark Nook might've been the last of four Montana State University Billings chancellor candidates to visit the campus in April, but he finished at the top of the list on Tuesday when he was tapped to lead Montana's third-largest university.
Montana State University Billings has picked a new chancellor.
Rolf Groseth will retire on Saturday after three years as Montana State University Billings' chancellor and 37 years working in the Montana University System.
The chairman of the 18-person search committee charged with finding Montana State University Billings' new chancellor said on Friday that a decision on the position could come within three weeks, and that he's proud of the group's efforts so far.
Ricardo Maestas, one of four finalists for Montana State University Billings’ chancellor position, said Thursday that he resigned from a Texas university presidency in 2013 because he felt he’d done what he was hired to do and it was time to move on.
Ricardo Maestas, one of four finalists in the search for Montana State University Billings' next chancellor, abruptly and without explanation resigned from the presidency of a Texas university last fall.
The third finalist for Montana State University Billings’ chancellor position said on Wednesday that the university is and must continue to be strong in meeting the needs of the region.
The second of four finalists for Montana State University Billings' chancellor position said at a Tuesday open forum that one of the most important aspects of the job is understanding and fostering the individual culture of the university.
The first of four finalists for Montana State University Billings' soon-to-be-vacant chancellor position visited campus on Monday, where he met with faculty and school officials before holding an open forum later in the day.
Sheila Stearns, Montana’s former commissioner of higher education, will serve as interim chancellor at Montana State University Billings.
Efforts to find Montana State University Billings' new chancellor began in earnest on Tuesday when Waded Cruzado, president of the Montana State University system, met with an 18-person committee and laid out her vision for the search.
MSU president Waded Cruzado, left, speaks during a search committee meeting Tuesday morning at Montana State University Billings to discuss finding a new chancellor.
Montana State University President Waded Cruzado, left, speaks during a search committee meeting Tuesday morning at Montana State University Billings to discuss finding a new chancellor for the Billings college.
An 18-member committee has been formed to conduct a national search to find a new chancellor for Montana State University Billings.
Montana State University Billings Chancellor Rolf Groseth announced on Thursday that he will retire at the end of this academic school year.
This year’s enrollment at MSU Billings is 5,274, 61 students fewer than the record enrollment set last year.
MSU-Billings Chancellor Rolf Groseth greets faculty and staff during a state of the university speech Thursday morning. Enrollment may hit record levels this fall.