Faculty and Administration


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Aus, Joan (2000) Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. Black Hills State University, M.Ed. South Dakota State University, Ed.D. University of North Dakota

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Boe, James (2000) Director for Graduate Studies and Research; Associate Professor of Graduate; B.S. Valley City State University, M.Ed. University of North Dakota, Ph.D. North Dakota State University
Brister, J. Gregory (2011) Assistant Professor of Language and Literature; B.A. Hamline University, M.A. St. Cloud State University, Ph.D. University of Kansas

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Chao, Shou-Ching (2010) Associate Professor of Language and Literature; Baccalaureate University of Henan, China, M.A. University of Henan, China, M.A, Ph.D. University of Minnesota

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Dahlberg, Margaret (1996) Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Language and Literature; B.A. University of Wisconsin-Platteville M.A., Ph.D. University of North Dakota

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Finger, Brenda (2009) Associate Professor of Business; B.S. Minnesota State University - Moorhead, M.S. University of Mary, D.M. Management Colorado Technical University
Fornes, Lana (2010) Instructor of Technology; A.S. North Dakota State College of Science, B.A. Western Illinois University, M.Ed. Valley City State University

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Gegelman, Patricia (1999) Associate Professor of Education; B.S. Minot State University, M.Ed. North Dakota State University, Ed.D. University of Wyoming
Gjovik, K. Peder (2006) Associate Professor of Technology; A.A. Lake Region State College, B.S. Valley City State University, M.S. University of North Dakota, Ph.D. North Dakota State University

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Holten, Ronald (2015) Associate Professor of Technology; B.S. Westmar College, M.S. Iowa State University, Ph.D. Iowa State University

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James, Donna (1999) Director for Library Services; B.S. Valley City State University, M.L.S. Emporia State University
Jenness, Jennifer A. Grothe (2007) Associate Professor of Communication Arts; B.A. Concordia College, M.A. Minnesota State University-Mankato, M.S.L.S University of North Texas

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Klingenberg, Erin D. (1990) Director for Counseling Services; Assistant Professor of Social Science; B.A. Jamestown College, M.Ed. University of North Dakota, M.Ed., Ph.D. North Dakota State University; Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, National Certified Counselor
Kvilvang, Heather (2002) Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. Valley City State University, M.S. Minnesota State University Moorhead, Ph.D. North Dakota State University

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Maher, Elizabeth (2011) Instructor of Education; B.S. Valley City State University, M.Ed. North Dakota State University

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Okland, Sheri (2010) Associate Professor of Education; B.S., M.Ed. Moorhead State University, Ph.D. North Dakota State University; Special Endorsement University of South Dakota
Olson, Alan (1990) Associate Professor of Education; B.S. Valley City State University, M.S. Northern State University, Ph.D. University of North Dakota
Owen, Jackie (2009) Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. Brigham Young University, M.Ed. Utah State University

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Russell, Julee (1995) Professor of Communication Arts; B.S. Bemidji State University, M.A., Ph.D. University of North Dakota

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Thompson, Gary (1987) Dean for School of Education and Graduate Studies; Professor of Education; B.S. in Ed. Moorhead State University, M.Ed., Ed.D. University of North Dakota

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van Gijssel, Hilde (2002) Professor of Science; M.S., Ph.D. Leiden University (the Netherlands)
VanHorn, Shannon (1999) Director for Distance Learning and Faculty Development; Professor of Graduate; B.S., M.S., Ph.D. North Dakota State University

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Zahn, Cindy (2005) Assistant Professor of Education; B.S. in Ed. Moorhead State University, M.Ed. University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ph.D. North Dakota State University
Ziniel, Jonna (2008) Assistant Professor of Communication Arts; B.A., M.A. North Dakota State University, Ph.D. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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Andrick, John (2015) Director for Student Academic Services; B.U.S. North Dakota State University, M.A. Lewis University

B

Boe, James (2000) Director for Graduate Studies and Research; Associate Professor of Graduate; B.S. Valley City State University, M.Ed. University of North Dakota, Ph.D. North Dakota State University
Buchholz, Erica (2010) Controller; B.S. Valley City State University

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Carlson, Gregory (2012) Director for Institutional Resource and Assessment; A.A. Minot State University-Bottineau, B.A. University of North Dakota, M.Ed. University of Mary, Ph.D. North Dakota State University

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Dahlberg, Margaret (1996) Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Language and Literature; B.A. University of Wisconsin-Platteville M.A., Ph.D. University of North Dakota
DeMuth, David (2012) Director of Undergraduate Research; Professor of Mathematics; B.S. University of Louisville, M.S. University of Louisville, Ph.D. University of Minnesota

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Egeberg, Patricia (1992) Director for Health Services/Worksite Wellness Coordinator; B.S.N. South Dakota State University

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James, Donna (1999) Director for Library Services; B.S. Valley City State University, M.L.S. Emporia State University

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Klier, Jody (2005) Registrar; B.S. Valley City State University
Klingenberg, Erin D. (1990) Director for Counseling Services; Assistant Professor of Social Science; B.A. Jamestown College, M.Ed. University of North Dakota, M.Ed., Ph.D. North Dakota State University; Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, National Certified Counselor
Knodle, Kim (2010) Director for Field Experiences; Instructor of Education; B.S. Mayville State University, M.Ed. North Dakota State University
Kotta, Christopher (CJ) (1996) Director for Network Services and Campus IT Security Officer; B.S. Valley City State University
Kringlie, Erik (1990) Director for Data Centers and Virtualization; B.U.S. Valley City State University

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Larson, Jennifer (2013) Director for Human Resources; B.S. Valley City State University

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Mason, Tisa (2014) President; B.A. Transylvania University, M.S. Eastern Illinois University, Ph.D. College of William and Mary
Mills, Bradley (1999) Director for Enterprise Applications; B.A. University of Jamestown

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Nix, Mike (1996) Director for Technology Service Desk; B.S. Valley City State University

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Pommerer, Ronald (1989) Director For Facilities Services;
Potts, Mark (2013) Director for Sports Information; B.S. North Dakota State University
Praska, Tara (2008) Faculty Material Center Director; B.S. Valley City State University

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Robinson, Larry (1975) Executive Director for University Advancement; B.S., M.S. North Dakota State University
Roelfema, Stephanie (2007) Director for Housing; B.S. Valley City State University
Rogelstad, Todd (2000) VCSU Bookstore Manager; B.S. University of North Dakota

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Schumacher, Betty Kuss (1971) Director for Financial Aid; B.S. Valley City State University
Smithhisler, Peter (2015) Vice President for Student Affairs; B.A., M.S. Western Illinois University
Stenson, Charlene (1999) Director for Enrollment Services; B.S. Valley City State University, B.S. Moorhead State University
Steward, Nathan (2016) Director for Athletics; B.S. Ronoke College, M.S. Marshall University
Stricklin, Kari (1999) Director for Student Center and Student Activities; B.S. Valley City State University

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Thompson, Gary (1987) Dean for School of Education and Graduate Studies; Professor of Education; B.S. in Ed. Moorhead State University, M.Ed., Ed.D. University of North Dakota
Tykwinski, Joseph (1986) Executive Chief Information Officer; Assistant Professor; B.S., M.S. Mankato State University

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VanHorn, Shannon (1999) Director for Distance Learning and Faculty Development; Professor of Graduate; B.S., M.S., Ph.D. North Dakota State University
Vanney, Greg (2013) Director for Marketing and Communications; B.A. Luther College

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Wintch, Wesley (2015) Vice President for Business Affairs; B.A., B.S. University of Utah, M.B.A. Brigham Young University
Wirth, James (2008) Director for Great Plains STEM Education Center; Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.A. University of North Dakota, B.S. Mayville Sate University, M.A. Minot State University, Ph.D. North Dakota State University

NDUS Chancellor

Mark Hagerott

North Dakota State Board of Higher Education


The State Board of Higher Education is the policy-setting and advocacy body for the North Dakota University System and the governing body for North Dakota's 11 publicly supported colleges and universities. The SBHE also oversees the NDSU Extension Service and Agricultural Research Stations, Northern Crops Institute, State Forest Service and the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute.


The SBHE is made up of seven citizen members appointed to four-year terms by the governor and one student appointed by the governor to serve a one-year term. The Council of College Faculties selects the board's non-voting faculty adviser, and the NDUS Staff Senate selects the board's non-voting staff adviser.

Board Members

Kathleen Neset, chair
Don Morton, vice chair
Nick Hacker
Kevin Melicher
Mike Ness

Kari Reichert
Greg Stemen
Nick Evans, student member
Ernst Pijning, faculty adviser
Andy Wakeford, staff adviser
 

For more information, visit ndus.edu/board/sbhe-members/.