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North Dakota State University police Capt. Scott Magnuson, left, accompanies President Joseph Chapman to athletic events as part of increased security efforts on campus. They are pictured here at a Jan. 10 women's basketball game against Western Illinois at the Bison Sports Arena. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)

NDSU security position will stay, but directive to protect university president eliminated

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FARGO - Protecting Joseph Chapman and his family will no longer be a job description of a North Dakota State University police captain.


Chapman wrote a letter Monday directing Ray Boyer, director of the NDSU Police and Safety, to eliminate any directive to protect the president and his family.

However, NDSU police will continue to attend sporting events and other large events to maintain contact with Chapman and other administrators.

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