David Herbster steps in as USD’s interim Athletic Director

For someone who has spent nearly his entire professional career in collegiate athletic marketing and administration, David Herbster is familiar with the concept of being at the right place, at the right time. “So many times in athletics, it’s all about timing,” Herbster said. President James Abbott named Herbster the University of South Dakota’s interim […]

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Hilderbrand resigns

Story by Megan Card and Katia Duszenko The mid-academic year resignation of tenured history professor Robert Hilderbrand Dec. 14 required students at the University of South Dakota to accept late adjustments made to their schedules that included new instructors and the replacement of a cancelled course. Prior to his resignation, Hilderbrand was served a subpoena […]

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Students displaced after pipe bursts

Costs related to the Coyote Village evacuation Jan. 21 are expected to well exceed the $50,000 deductible included in the University of South Dakota’s insurance coverage, said Roberta Ambur, vice president for Administration and Information Technology. Ambur, who ran daily staff briefings following the evacuation, said the university is working with the insurance company on […]

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