Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Search

Dakota State University has extended the search for a new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Under the dynamic and visionary leadership of its new president, Dr. José-Marie Griffiths, DSU seeks an accomplished academic leader with an understanding and appreciation of the role of technology across all academic disciplines in a 21st century educational experience.


  • March 2017
    • Applications should be received by March 8
  • April 2017
    • Beginning of April, neutral-site interviews
    • Mid-April, finalists make campus visits

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Search Committee Members

  • Marcus Garstecki - Committee Cochair
    Student Affairs
    VP for Student Affairs

  • David Overby - Committee Cochair
    Information Technology Services
    VP for Technology & CIO

  • Kristel Bakker, Ph.D.
    College of Arts & Sciences

  • William Sewell, Ph.D.
    College of Arts & Sciences
    Assistant Professor

  • Dan Talley, Ph.D.
    College of Business & Info. Systems

  • Cherie Noteboom, Ph.D.
    College of Business & Info. Systems
    Associate Professor

  • Kevin Streff, Ph.D.
    College of Computing

  • Steve Graham, Ph.D.
    College of Computing
    Associate Professor

  • Gabe Mydland, Ed.D.
    College of Education
    Associate Professor

  • Annette Miller
    Office of Online Education
    Program Assistant I

  • Kacie Fodness
    Graduate Office
    Director of Sponsored Programs

  • Rachel Slaven
    Major: Elementary Education

  • Sid Moorhead
    Major: Network Security Admin.

  • Teresa Mallett, MHA
    Madison Hospital

  • Adam Shaw
    Madison High School

Supporting Members

  • Sally Mason, Ph.D.
    AGB Search

  • Angi Kappenman
    Human Resources

  • Kelli Whiteing
    President’s Office
    Executive Assistant