Kansas administrator named president of North Dakota State
February 23, 2022
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A University of Kansas administrator was selected Wednesday as president at North Dakota State University.
The state Board of Higher Education unanimously opted for David Cook, the vice chancellor for public affairs and economic development at the Lawrence, Kansas, school. He beat out two other finalists: Marymount provost and vice president Hesham El-Rewini, and University of Minnesota Crookston chancellor Mary Holz Clause.
The day didn't begin quite like Cook wanted. He was the only finalist to be interviewed remotely after his flight was canceled due to a storm. He c...