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NIC trustees clash during presidential interview
June 11, 2022 1:09 a.m.

NIC trustees clash during presidential interview

NIC's presidential search turns contentious as finalists are interviewed by the board

NIC board has new leadership
May 14, 2022 1:08 a.m.

NIC board has new leadership

Former chair revealed ‘confidential’ insurance info at special meeting

NIC trustee field down to 8
May 3, 2022 1:09 a.m.

NIC trustee field down to 8

Finalists to be interviewed Thursday, top 3 selected Friday

Applicants to be interviewed Thursday, selected Friday

37 NIC trustee applicants step up
April 26, 2022 1:08 a.m.

37 NIC trustee applicants step up

Presidential search update on Wednesday

Board to meet, presidential search update on Wednesday

Wanted: NIC trustee applicants
April 13, 2022 1:09 a.m.

Wanted: NIC trustee applicants

Applications accepted until 4 p.m. April 25

Applications accepted until 4 p.m. April 25

Human Rights task forces respond
April 5, 2022 1 a.m.

Human Rights task forces respond

Forces provide insight on NIC’s response to its accrediting organization

Forces provide insight on NIC’s response to its accrediting organization

Banducci, Gookin have heated exchange
March 22, 2022 1:09 a.m.

Banducci, Gookin have heated exchange

Cd’A City Councilman filed police report

NIC: Presidential search moving at ‘snail’s pace’
February 24, 2022 1:07 a.m.

NIC: Presidential search moving at ‘snail’s pace’

Trustee disagreements slow down search process

COEUR d’ALENE — A North Idaho College trustee said he’s frustrated at the small amount progress made so far on finding the college a permanent president.

Next steps for NIC's accreditation
January 20, 2022 1 a.m.

Next steps for NIC's accreditation

Accrediting organization to submit report, deliver letter of action

Following the virtual site visit Tuesday to North Idaho College, the college’s accrediting organization will compile a report and send a letter of action to the institution.

Tribe weighs in on NIC's future
January 7, 2022 1:08 a.m.

Tribe weighs in on NIC's future

Trustee says college in bad habit of not responding to stakeholders

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe has stated their concern over the current state of North Idaho College through a letter, calling on the board of trustees to publicly “confirm its commitment to education and reassure their partners, community, students and faculty that North Idaho College is still a centerpiece of education.”

NIC under accreditation microscope
December 3, 2021 1:09 a.m.

NIC under accreditation microscope

Experts coming to CDA next month to investigate leadership concerns

After a second complaint, the accrediting organization for North Idaho College is planning an onsite inquiry to the college to review the situation in January. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities said in a letter to the college that based on the analysis of alleged facts, “NIC’s ability to maintain compliance with the United States Department of Education’s regulations, and Accreditation Procedures is of concern.”

Plot thickens at NIC
October 29, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Plot thickens at NIC

Human rights task forces to file second complaint

North Idaho College Acting President Lita Burns warned the Board of Trustees at the board meeting Wednesday night that unless swift action was taken, NIC’s accreditation may be affected. Burns said while NIC’s accreditation currently remains in good standing, without a pattern of evidence of change in the board’s behavior, that could change. “You may think I am speaking as an alarmist,” Burns said. “Let me assure you I am not.”

Stage set for NIC finalizing key positions
October 27, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Stage set for NIC finalizing key positions

Tonight’s board meeting of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees will include finalizing details of the selection of the interim president and selection of additional legal counsel.

Support for fired president
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Support for fired president

NIC community marches for MacLennan today

Supporters of a former North Idaho College President will march in protest of his termination without cause at 3 p.m. today, starting at the campus parking lot A on the corner of Northwest Boulevard and Hubbard Avenue.

Marching for MacLennan
October 13, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Marching for MacLennan

Community plans to show support for former NIC president

North Idaho College students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members plan to show support for former college President Rick MacLennan through a march on Oct. 27, prior to the next scheduled regular meeting of the NIC Board of Trustees.

MacLennan sues NIC
October 2, 2021 1:06 a.m.

MacLennan sues NIC

Three trustees named individually in Friday lawsuit

Ex-president of NIC says he was targeted for blowing whistle on illegal behavior.

NIC trustee: ‘I will push back against some laws’
September 24, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC trustee: ‘I will push back against some laws’

Barnes says some laws 'are wrong,' don't need to be followed

Trustees of North Idaho College failed a motion to instruct the president and cabinet to start the process to develop policy on the prevention of spread of infectious diseases, in accordance with Idaho Code 33-2145.

Trustees: President’s contract to be decided Wednesday
September 21, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Trustees: President’s contract to be decided Wednesday

Action on the president’s contract and employment is on the agenda for the North Idaho College Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room in the Edminster Student Union Building on the NIC main campus in Coeur d’Alene.

Trustee: Firing president could backfire
September 18, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Trustee: Firing president could backfire

Wood warns in email that board members could be held personally liable in lawsuit

Email between North Idaho College trustees suggest board members may face personal financial risk should they terminate the college’s president without cause.

NIC Board: Discord among public officials 'not unusual'
January 30, 2021 1:06 a.m.

NIC Board: Discord among public officials 'not unusual'

Statement addresses trustee disagreements, governance issues

Statement addresses disagreements between trustees, governance issues