North Dakota State Board of Higher Education Membership, Measure 1 (2000)

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The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education Membership Referendum, also known as Measure 1, was on the June 13, 2000 ballot in North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure changed the number of individuals holding a bachelor's degree from a state institution of higher education who could serve on the state board of higher education at one time from one to two.[2]

Election results

North Dakota Measure 1 (2000)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 46,226 58.06%
No33,38541.94%

Election results via: North Dakota Secretary of State, Official Vote of Primary Election, 2000

Text of measure

See also: North Dakota Constitution, Article VIII, Section 6

Constitutional changes

The measure made the following changes to Subsection 2 of Section 6 in Article VIII of the North Dakota Constitution, with the crossed out text being removed and the underlined text being added:[2]

2. a. The state board of higher education consists of eight members. The governor shall appoint seven members who are qualified electors and taxpayers of the state, and who have resided in this state for not less than five years immediately preceding their appointments. These seven appointments are subject to confirmation by the senate.

The governor shall appoint as the eighth member of the board a full-time resident student in good academic standing at an institution under the jurisdiction of the state board. Except for the student member, no more than one person two persons holding a bachelor's degree from a particular institution under the jurisdiction of the state board of higher education may serve on the board at any one time. Except for the student member, no person employed by any institution under the control of the board shall serve as a member of the board and no employee of any such institution may be eligible for membership on the state board of higher education for a period of two years following the termination of employment[...]

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