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North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani, left, confers with State Board of High Board President Duaine Espagard during the board’s meeting May 9 on the University of North Dakota campus in Grand Forks. JOHN STENNES/FORUM NEWS SERVICE

Higher ed board buys out chancellor’s contract


MEDORA, N.D. — The State Board of Higher Education voted Monday to remove Chancellor Hamid Shirvani, buying him out of his three-year contract.


Shirvani will receive his salary, benefits and retirement over the next two years.

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