President of the University of North Dakota

Engaging University Community - Advancing One UND Strategic Plan

  • November 8, 2018: UND Today - Celebration time - see article
  • October 25, 2018: UND Today - Go big or go home - see article
  • May 8, 2018: UND Today - Making the case - see article
  • May 2, 2018: UND Today - Mark Kennedy addresses potential UND budget cuts - see article
  • April 5, 2018: UND Today - Strategic Plan for North Dakota - see article
  • November 30, 2017: UND Today - North Dakota’s opportunity engine picks up steam - see article
  • October 12, 2017: UND Today - Charted path - see article
  • August 31, 2017: UND Today - A year of good things, with more to come - see article
  • July 14, 2017: Grand Forks Herald - UND strategic plan rollout gains momentum through summer - see article
  • June 27, 2017: UND Today - Perfect Pairs - see article
  • June 20, 2017: UND Today - Naming names - see article
  • June 6, 2017 - UND Today - Building One UND ‘dream teams’ - see article
  • May 11, 2017: UND Today - One UND Strategic Plan Rollout - see video
  • May 9, 2017: UND Today - A plan for change - see article
  • May 5, 2017: Bismarck Tribune - UND strategic plan unveil describes changing state of higher ed - see article
  • May 5, 2017: KVRR TV - Leaders of UND Hope to Move Forward with a New Strategic Plan - see TV segment
  • November 10, 2016: UND Today - Core values bring us closer to OneUND - see article
  • October 27, 2016: UND Today - Setting the course - see article
  •  October 11, 2016: UND Today - Legacy of collaboration - see article
  • August 25, 2016: Grand Forks Herald - UND launches strategic planning process with first meeting - see article
  • August 24, 2016: Grand Forks Herald - UND's Mark Kennedy names strategic planning committee - see article

Engaging the Community and State

  • September 27, 2018: UND Today - Big plans for One UND and beyond - see article
  • September 25, 2018: Grand Forks Herald - UND President Mark Kennedy lays out goals in annual presentation - see article
  • August 21, 2018: UND Today - Taste of North Dakota - see article
  • July 10, 2018: UND Today - Year’s worth of thriving – not just surviving - see article
  • June 26, 2018: Grand Forks Herald - Online education important to UND, the state, Mark Kennedy says - see article
  • December 14, 2017: UND Today - A holiday blast - see article
  • November 16, 2017: UND Today - Catching up with friends - see article
  • September 28, 2017 - UND Today - Brighter skies ahead - see article
  • September 26, 2017 - Grand Forks Herald - UND focus is on leadership, innovation, President Mark Kennedy says - see article
  • August 21, 2017; UND Today - Countryside connections - see article
  • August 20, 2017: Grand Forks Herald - UND heads west by bus and balloon - see article
  • August 14, 2017: Knox News Radio - UND Bus Tour Underway - see article
  • September 21, 2016: University Letter - In harmony: Business community 'Wakes up to UND' - see article
  • September 20, 2016: Grand Forks Herald - UND President asks campus to put past conflicts behind them - see article
  • September 7, 2016: WDAY TV - ND towns get to know new UND president Mark Kennedy - see TV segment
  • August 31, 2016: University Letter - Rolling in UND style: New faculty and administrator bus tour highlights - see article
  • July 7, 2017: Grand Forks Herald - New UND president hosts first 'Coffee with Kennedy' - see article

Making the Case for Higher Education with State and Federal Leaders

  • February 13, 2019: Fargo Forum - Senate approves Legacy Fund money for university research - see article
  • January 31, 2019: Grand Forks Hearld - Leaders at UND, NDSU testify for research dollars - see article
  • January 27, 2019: Fargo Forum - Research funding helps North Dakota win - see opinion piece
  • January 17, 2019: UND Today - ‘Swimming’ into a New Economy - see article
  • January 16, 2019: Prairie Public News - BHE committee endorses UND proposal on deferred maintenance - see / hear coverage
  • January 16, 2019: Grand Forks Hearld - Bill would use Legacy Fund earnings to help fund research at UND, NDSU - see article
  • January 15, 2019: Grand Forks Herald -  Kennedy: UND, North Dakota must prepare for new economy - see article
  • January 15, 2019: Prairie Public News - Fargo Senator proposes research dollars for UND and NDSU - see / hear coverage
  • January 14, 2019: Grand Forks Herald - President Mark Kennedy set to give UND priorities at Legislature - see article
  • December 16, 2018: Grand Forks Herald - Kennedy and Bresciani: Invest in an innovative economy - see joint opinion piece
  • October 25, 2018: Valley News - AL CARLSON: Using the Legacy Fund to Fund the University Research Initiative - view coverage
  • October 16, 2018: UND Today - Research for the State - watch video
  • October 9, 2018: UND Today - Pitch Perfect - see article
  • October 3, 2018: Grand Forks Herald -  UND, NDSU president make pitch for $100 million in western North Dakota - see article
  • September 18, 2018: Prairie Public Radio - Group pushes for more research dollars at NDSU and UND - listen / see article
  • September 12, 2018: WDAY TV - Moving beyond 'oil and soil': UND, NDSU presidents seek state support for research efforts - see coverage
  • August 26, 2018: Grand Forks Herald - North Dakota leaders weigh in on research money proposal for higher ed - see article
  • August 12, 2018: Grand Forks Herald - Our view: Kennedy and Bresciani could truly make history, but the hard work lies ahead - see editorial
  • August 10, 2018: WDAY TV - UND, NDSU Presidents discuss research impact on community - see coverage
  • August 9, 2018: Grand Forks Herald - UND, NDSU presidents come together to seek research funding universities - see article
  • August 9, 2018: Valley News Live - NDSU and UND Presidents discuss more research funding for both universities - see article
  • July 8, 2018: Grand Forks Herald - Kennedy says UND must stay 'nimble,' 'transformative' with potential cuts looming - see article
  • June 12, 2018: UND Today - Funding research in tight times - see article
  • May 8, 2018: UND Today - Preparing for takeoff - see article
  • January 18, 2018: Grand Forks Herald - In Grand Forks visit, Burgum presses for 'vibrant, healthy communities' - see article
  • November 16, 2017: Grand Forks Herald - UND eyes tax plan's effects on higher education - see article
  • November 7, 2017: Grand Forks Herald - Higher education leaders waiting to see what Gov. Burgum's task force brings - see article
  • October 10, 2017: UND Today - By the book: shaping the future - see article
  • March 12, 2017: Fargo Forum - States benefit from having more college graduates - see opinion piece
  • March 7, 2017: UND Today - UND takes message to the house - see article
  • January 18,2017: Grand Forks Herald - Leaders speak to economic drivers of higher education - see article
  • January 17, 2017: UND Today - Seizing the future now - see article
  • January 16, 2017: Grand Forks Herald - Latest budget would deepen higher ed reductions - see article
  • January 12, 2107: UND Today - More than ‘oil and soil’ - see article
  • January 12, 2107: UND Today - UND: Talent pool generator for North Dakota - see article
  • December 1, 2016: UND Today - Making the case for UND - see article

Attracting Insightful Speakers

  • November 8, 2018: UND Today - ‘Hawkish’ affairs between U.S. and China  - see article
  • April 17, 2018: UND Today - ‘Homerun’ topic at Eye of the Hawk - see video
  • April 4, 2018: UND Today - Hawk’s-eye view on Chinese economy - see article
  • October 3, 2017: UND Today - Eye of the Fed - see video
  • September 29, 2017: Minnesota Public Radio - Business executive Susan Marvin on values and purpose - hear speech
  • September 26, 2017: UND Today - Dollars and sense - see article
  • September 25, 2017: Wall Street Journal - Fed’s Kashkari Again Says Raising Rates A Mistake Given Weak Inflation - see article
  • September 7, 2017: UND Today - Going Global - see article
  • July 18, 2017: UND Today - Australian Consul-General discusses energy research at UND - see article
  • January 24, 2017: UND Today - Kickoff of Eye of the Hawk Lectures Series - Engaging China - see article
  • January 18, 2017: Grand Forks Herald - UND lecture series opens with international connections - see article
  • January 17, 2017: UND Today - First ‘Eye of the Hawk’ events set to soar - see article