Category Archives: Nickname/Logo
June 3, 2011
RECENT ACTIVITIES / ANNOUNCEMENTS
Since our last briefing, the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education met on May 9, 2011. During the meeting three motions concerning the nickname and logo were introduced, discussed, and approved. Because the minutes from the meeting have not been formally approved, they cannot be attached but the general [...]
We apologize for the long delay in communicating with you but I suspect the news media have been a source of some information. As you more than likely know, on March 11, HB 1263 passed the North Dakota Senate. The bill had been passed by the North Dakota House of Representatives on February 21. Following [...]
UND President Robert KelleyUND Transition Officer Robert Boyd
July 5, 2013
The University of North Dakota, working in conjunction with Licensing Resource Group, has developed a timeline for retiring the use of the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo on merchandise.
University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley addressed the University Senate about the structure and process for retiring UND’s nickname and logo
UND President Robert Kelley
July 5, 2013
The April 9, 2010 letter from Chancellor Goetz to UND President Robert O. Kelley is available.
UND President Robert Kelley held a news conference on the Nickname/Logo transition Friday, April 9, 2010, after the University Community forum at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
You can view a video of this statement here. The forum will be rebroadcast at 8 p.m. today (Friday, April 9) on UND Cable Channel 3 in Grand Forks.
Today, we come together to begin the process of transition. The State Board of Higher Education’s decision to retire the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo launches this initiative…and [...]