Higher Ed Officials Tour Oil Patch
Campus presidents, state board of higher education members and university officials toured the oil patch this week at the invitation of state board of higher education member Kathy Neset. The group toured several oilfield locations to gain a better understanding of what educational tools and skills are needed to train and support oil workers. Dickinson State University President D.C. Coston said that nearly a quarter of his school’s graduates that stay in the state work in the energy field. Read more in the Oil Patch Dispatch.