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School of Mines welcomes regents
Release Date Monday, December 2, 2013

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Dec. 2, 2013) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology hosts the South Dakota Board of Regents this week for its final meeting of 2013. The full board convenes in an open session at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the Surbeck Center Ballroom.

President Heather Wilson will welcome regents with a School of Mines presentation, followed by board recognition of SDSM&T student organizations and other agenda items.

After Wednesday's meeting, Mines faculty, staff and students are invited to join regents for a community forum from 5-5:30 p.m. in the ballroom.

A complete meeting agenda is available at


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Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is $62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at, on Facebook at and on Twitter at