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Resume says he is North Dakota State University student

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Walla Walla College
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(CNN) -- The resume posted on the Internet by the man charged with kidnapping 8-year-old Shasta Groene claims he is a North Dakota State University student with a 3.3 grade-point average.

Joseph E. Duncan III, a 42-year-old registered sex offender, claimed on his personal Web site at the university that he expected to graduate Friday, May 13.

School spokesman David Wahlberg said Duncan did not graduate. He said he could not divulge how many credits Duncan fell short from graduating.

Duncan was arrested early Saturday at a Denny's restaurant in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, while in the company of Shasta Groene, who along with her 9-year-old brother, Dylan, has been missing since May 16. (Full story)

That was the day the children's mother, a brother and their mother's boyfriend were found beaten to death in the mother's Coeur D'Alene home. They were all last seen together at a picnic at their home Sunday, May 15.

Dylan remains missing, and a sheriff's department spokesman in Kootenai, Idaho, said authorities had information that he is dead.

On his resume, which was last updated on his university web site December 9, Duncan listed himself as a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key honor societies at NDSU and as having made the dean's list.

Wahlberg confirmed only those items on the resume, saying he had no information on the rest.

Duncan said he worked for Invie Consulting in Moorhead, Minnesota, developing intranet-based industrial control software and serving as a research developer at the university.

"Upon graduation I will seek a position that will take advantage of my skills, experience and education while enhancing my already considerable repertoire," Duncan wrote. "I hope to relocate to a more Southern State possibly the Kansas City region."

According to the resume, Duncan received an associate's degree in science from Pierce College in Washington in 1992, graduating with a 3.8 grade-point average.

In 1999, he said he completed an associate's in arts at Walla Walla College in Washington, where he was named to "multiple dean's lists."

The resume indicates he was a full-time student at NDSU from 2000 to 2002.

None of these facts have been confirmed.

Duncan described himself as a "go getter" who believes "in the power of computers to help mankind achieve its potential, tinkering in amateur philosophy as I may."

He identified himself as the media coordinator for the university's karate club, which he enjoys "for the exersize [sic] and discipline."

"I also like to snow ski in the winter, and scuba dive in the summer as well as numerous other outdoor activities," he wrote. " ... I like to develop web pages in my spare time for various small groups and organizations."

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