The primary purpose of Dakota State University at Madison in Lake County is to provide instruction in computer management, computer information systems, electronic data processing and other related undergraduate and graduate programs. The secondary purpose is to offer two-year, one-year and short courses for application and operator training in the areas authorized by this section. This authorization includes the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers with emphasis in computer and information processing. Except for degree programs in existence during the 1983-84 academic year, the unique baccalaureate programs authorized for Dakota State University shall not be duplicated by the Board of Regents. Section 3. The Board of Regents shall continue to provide existing courses for those students enrolled at Dakota State University during the spring semester of 1984 in order to allow those students presently enrolled to complete their scheduled program of study. Section 4. The medical record program and respiratory therapy program currently in existence at Dakota State University shall remain at Dakota State University unless otherwise transferred by the Board of Regents.
Dartmouth College's long tradition of excellence in computing began in the early 1960's, when John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz, two members of the Dartmouth Mathematics department, developed the BASIC programming language, a tool that made computing simple and easy for unsophisticated users. Dartmouth also pioneered the use of the time-sharing operating system, thus providing interactive access to a large number of users.
Today, Computer Science is a separate department, housed in a modern building with excellent computing and research, and high-quality office space for faculty and graduate students. Our faculty are known worldwide for their excellence in research. Our Ph.D. students are the recipients of numerous prestigious graduate fellowships. The faculty and the students are engaged in several funded research projects, and publish their work in top conferences and journals.
Davidson College is an institution of higher learning established in 1837 by Presbyterians of North Carolina. Since its founding, the ties that bind the college to its Presbyterian heritage, including the historic understanding of Christian faith called The Reformed Tradition, have remained close and strong. The college is committed to continuing this vital relationship.
Deakin University was established in the 1970s as one of the new generation of Australian universities. It was the first university in regional Victoria. The primary objectives for Deakin University's establishment were to create a university in the Geelong area and to provide an opportunity for tertiary education at university level to all qualified persons whether within or outside Victoria by means of distance education programs. Deakin University’s first campus was established at Waurn Ponds in 1979.Named after Alfred Deakin, Australia's second Prime Minister, Deakin combines a university's traditional focus on excellent teaching and research with a desire to seek new ways of developing and delivering courses. Deakin has won several awards for its teaching and learning excellence - testament to its excellent facilities, flexible study options and courses which are informed by industry professionals.
At DePaul, teaching and learning is their priority. That might seem obvious, but of the nation's 10 largest private universities, DePaul University is the only one whose faculty priority is teaching. They are also the nation’s largest Catholic university, committed to an educational experience that weaves together mind, place, people and heart. Connections throughout Chicago lead to many important educational and future career opportunities for our students. As a result of DePaul's real-world approach to teaching, our students are challenged to think, problem-solve, and apply their knowledge—long before they graduate. They are also widely known for welcoming students and employees from all ethnicities, religions and backgrounds. By nurturing diversity and being intentional about incorporating multiple viewpoints into academic and student life, we are providing learning experiences that better reflect—and prepare students for—the world.
DePauw students are uncommonly engaged in their education, and DePauw is one of those rare places that attracts and trains students who have multiple talents. The classic DePauw student is not just an exemplary scholar, but also a team captain, the student body president, and a community service leader. DePauw students are social, and they are welcoming. They are open to each other and to the world. DePauw students have a sense of joy in life, and a curiosity about themselves, about each other, and about the world. Our talented faculty offer our students personal attention in small classes, helping them hone their thinking, skills, and abilities in order to build a sound foundation for future success. DePauw's School of Music offers talented musicians the opportunity to develop their skills while receiving all the benefits of a strong liberal arts education.
DMACC provides quality, affordable, student-centered education and training designed to empower all students in their pursuit of life's opportunities and career goals.
DMACC will improve the quality of life for individuals in its communities by meeting their educational and training needs throughout their lives.
Life's Calling is the essence of Des Moines Area Community College. By evoking opportunity and empowerment, Life's Calling is designed to inspire, energize and encourage students to achieve their career dreams and life's aspirations-right here at DMACC.
Dillard University's mission is to produce graduates who excel, become world leaders, are broadly educated, culturally aware, and concerned with improving the human condition. Through a highly personalized and learning-centered approach, Dillard's students are able to meet the competitive demands of a diverse, global and technologically advanced society. The university houses several endowed chairs and a strong list of senior vice presidents, including a provost, the first in the university’s history. A major realignment of academic units has created two colleges, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Professional Studies, to better serve students' need in today's growing global economy. With 141 years of academic excellence to its name, Dillard University continues its historical commitment to excellence in education and strives to position itself as one of the nation’s premier centers for undergraduate research.
Dixie State University is a teaching institution that strives to enrich its community and the lives of its students by promoting a culture of learning, values, and community.
Dixie State University promotes a campus-wide culture of learning; delivers excellent teaching; and prepares knowledgeable and competent students who achieve their educational goals.
Dixie State University invests in a culture of values which include service, citizenship, diversity, ethics, and collaboration.
Dixie State University builds and maintains strong relationships between students, faculty, staff and community to foster economic growth and a continuum of educational, cultural and recreational enrichment.