Oct 24, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

Institutional Administration



South Dakota Board of Regents Officers

President: John Bastian
Secretary: Pam Roberts
Vice President: John Bastian
Executive Director: Brian Maher

  Jim Thares Aberdeen
  Joan Wink Howes (Meade)
  John Bastian Belle Fourche
  Pam Roberts Pierre
  Randy Schaefer Madison
  Jim Morgan Brookings
  Kevin Schieffer Sioux Falls
  Barb Stork Dakota Dunes
  Brock Brown Lake Norden
     
  Board of Regents
State of South Dakota
306 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545

Governance and Organization of the University

Dakota State University is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents and operates under the policies and regulations of the Regents. The President is the chief executive officer of the University. The principal officers of the University are the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Business & Administrative Services, the Vice President for  Student Affairs, the Vice President for Technology and CIO, Vice President for Institutional Advancement/ Marketing & Communication, Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Vice President for Human Resources. The general faculty oversee the policies and regulations governing academic and student affairs of the university. Committees are elected or appointed to address matters of importance to students and the faculty.

Executive Administration
  President José-Marie Griffiths
  Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Jim Moran
  Vice President for Business and Administrative Services Stacy Krusemark
  Vice President for Student Affairs Jim Jacobsen
  Vice President for Institutional Advancement/Marketing & Communication  
  Vice President for Technology & CIO  
  Vice President for Research and Economic Development Joshua Pauli
  Vice President for Human Resources Angi Kappenman
 Academic Administration
  Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences David Kenley
  Dean of the College of Business and Information Systems Dorine Bennett
  Dean of the Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences Pat Engebretson
  Dean of the College of Education Crystal Pauli
  Dean of Graduate Studies Mark Hawkes
Library Staff
  Jan Enright Director of the Karl Mundt Library
  Vaughan Hennen Digital Design and Access Librarian/Assistant Librarian
  Mary Francis Reference Librarian, Associate Professor
  Ryan Burdge Archivist

Faculty

(*member of Graduate Faculty)

ARASH ABBASI (2018), Assistant Research Professor of Computer and Cyber Sciences
       B.S., Khajeh Nasir Toosi
       M.Sc., University of Science and Technology
       Ph.D., Oregon State University

KRISTINA ADAMS (2019), Instructor of Speech Communications
       B.A., California State University
       M.A., Gonzaga University

HANNAH ALTMANN (2019), Assistant Professor of Mathematics
       B.S., Minnesota State University
       Ph.D., North Dakota State University

KATIE ANDERSON* (2014), Assistant Professor
       B.S., University of South Dakota
       M.S., Black Hills State University
       Ed.D, Walden University

STACY ANDERSON (2018), Instructor of Physical Education
       B.S., Dakota Wesleyan University
       M.S., Northern State University

RICHARD I. AVERY* (1998), Professor of Mathematics
       B.S., University of New Hampshire
       M.A.T., University of New Hampshire
       M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
       Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

KRISTEL BAKKER* (1998), Professor of Biology
       B.S., South Dakota State University
       M.S., South Dakota State University
       Ph.D., South Dakota State University

ANDREW BEHRENS (2018), Instructor of Information Systems
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University

ANGELA BEHRENDS (2015), Assistant Professor of Art
      
B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris
       M.F.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln

DORINE BENNETT* (1987), Professor, Dean of the College of Business and Information Systems, RHIA, FAHIMA
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.B.A., University of South Dakota
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

STACEY L. BERRY* (2010), Associate Professor of English for New Media
       B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
       M.A., Northern Illinois University
       Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

SALABH BHATTARAI (2016), Instructor of Computer Science and Cyber Security
       B.E.E.E., Fairleigh Dickinson University
       M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
       D.Sc., Towson University

DAVID BISHOP* (2016), Associate Professor of Information Systems
       B.S., Western Washington University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       D.Sc., Dakota State University

JUSTIN BLESSINGER* (2003), Professor of English
       B.A., Tabor College
       M.A., Emporia State University
       Ph.D., University of South Dakota

JOSEPH BOTTUM (2017), Associate Professor of Philosophy/Director of Classic Institute
      
B.A., Georgetown University
       Ph.D., Boston College

PETER BRITTON (2020), Assistant Professor of Digital Animation and Game Design
       A.A.S., Brookdale Community College
       B.F.A., Miami International University of Art and Design
       M.F.A., Miami International University of Art and Design

BRAMWELL BRIZENDINE* (2018), Assistant Professor of Computer & Cyber Sciences
       A.A., Walla Walla Community College
       AAAS, Walla Walla Community College
       B.A., Washington State University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       Ph.D., Dakota State University

SANDRA CHAMPION (2010), Instructor of Music and Director of Music Programs
       B.A., Arizona State University
       M.M., University of Southern California

YEN-LING CHANG* (2011) Associate Professor of Finance
       B.S., National Cheng Chi University
       M.B.A., National Cheng Chi University
       M.S., Iowa State University
       Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

KYLE CRONIN (2011), Assistant Professor of Information Assurance
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       D.Sc., Capitol Technology University

EDWARD DENNIS (2017), Assistant Professor of Computer and Cyber Sciences
       A.A.S., Southeast Technical Institute
       B.A., University of Sioux Falls
       M.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Colorado Technical University
       D.Cs., Colorado Technical University

DALE DROGE* (1992), Professor of Biology and Academic Coordinator for Math and Science
       B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
       M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
       Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

FRANK DUFOUR (2020), Visiting Professor of Digital Sound Design
       A., University of Paris III
       B., College of Videovisual Design ESRA
       M., University of Paris VII
       Ph.D., University of Paris VIII

ANN ELDER (2019), Instructor of Speech/Director of Theatre
       B.A., Otterbein College
       MFA, Ohio University

OMAR F. EL-GAYAR* (2000), Professor of Information Systems
       B.S., M.S., University of Alexandria (Egypt)
       M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa
       Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

KATHY ENGBRECHT (2009), Instructor of Computer Science and Retention Specialist
       B.B.A., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University

TIMOTHY L. FIEGEN (1998), Associate Professor of Special Education
       B.S., South Dakota State University
       M.A., University of South Dakota
       Education Specialist, University of South Dakota
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

TYLER FLAAGAN (2019), Assistant Professor Computer and Cyber Sciences
        B.S., Dakota State University
        M.S., Dakota State University
        D.Sc., Dakota State University

KARI FORBES-BOYTE* (2005), Professor of Geography
       B.A., California State University, Sacramento
       M.A., California State University, Chico
       Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

MARY FRANCIS (2007), Associate Professor and Reference and Instruction Assurance
       B.A., The Franciscan University
       M.A., The University of Iowa

MICHAEL GAYLOR (2012), Associate Professor of Chemistry
        B.S., Christopher Newport University
        M.A., The College of William and Mary
        Ph.D., The College of William and Mary

MARK GEARY* (2006), Associate Professor of Education
       B.A., University of Central Florida
       M.A., University of Central Florida
       Ed.D., University of Central Florida

ROBERT GIRTZ* (2017), Assistant Professor of Business & Economics
      
B.S., St. Cloud State University
       M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
       Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

SCOTT GRAHAM (2016), Instructor of Computer Science and Cyber Security
       B.S., Graceland University
       M.S., University of Kansas

KARI HALL (2016), Instructor of Exercise Science
       B.A., Augustana College
       M.A., Hawai'i Pacific University

TOM HALVERSON* (1999), Associate Professor of Computer Science
       B.A., University of Minnesota-Morris
       M.S., University of Iowa
       Ph.D., University of Iowa

MICHAEL HAM* (2013), Assistant Professor of Cyber Security/Network & Security
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       D.Sc., Dakota State University

MARK HAWKES* (1999), Professor, Dean of Graduate Studies, CTL Director
       B.S., Brigham Young University
       M.S., Brigham Young University
       Ph.D., Syracuse University

ROBERT J. HONOMICHL* (2009), Instructor of Computer Information Systems
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S.Ed., Dakota State University

DEANA HUENERS-NELSON (1998), Instructor of Academic Skills
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.A., South Dakota State University

MATTHEW INGRAM, (2020), Assistant Professor of Communications
       B.A., Lawrence University
       M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
       Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

JASON JENKINS (2016), Instructor of Computer Science
        B.S., Dakota State University
        M.S., Dakota State University

VIKI JOHNSON* (2006), Associate Professor of Sociology
       B.A., Dickinson State University
       M.S., North Dakota State University
       Ph.D., University of North Dakota

KIMBERLY JONES (2008), Lecturer of Mathematics
       B.S., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
       M.E., Stephen F. Austin State University
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

THOMAS M. JONES (2000), Professor of Art
       A.A., Temple College
       B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
       M.A, Stephen F. Austin State University
       M.F.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

KURT KEMPER (2008), Professor of History / Director of General Beadle Honors Program
       B.S., University of South Dakota
       M.A., George Mason University
       Ph.D., Louisiana State University / A&M College

SCOTT KLUNGSETH (2014), Associate Professor of Exercise Science
       B.A., Augustana College
       M.A., Northern State University
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

ANDREW KRAMER (2017), Assistant Profesor of Computer Science
       A.A., College of the Redwoods
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., in Applied Computer Science

STEPHEN KREBSBACH* (2000), Professor of Computer Science and Graduate Program Coordinator for MSCS
       B.S., Moorhead State University
       M.S., Moorhead State University
       Ph.D., North Dakota State University

EDWARD KREIDER (2019), Instructor of Labs
       B.S., University of Illinois (Urbana)
       DVM, Univeristy of Illinois (Urbana)

HALEY LARSON (2018), Assistant Professor of English for New Media
       B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
       M.F.A., Colorado State University
       M.A., University of Iowa
       Ph.D. (ABD), University of Iowa

JUN LIU* (2012), Associate Professor of Information Systems and Graduate Coordinator for MSA
         B.A., Nanjing University, China
         M.S., University of Arizona
         Ph.D., University of Arizona

JAMES MALONEY (2016), Assistant Professor of Physics
       B.S., University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana
       M.S., Northern Illinois University
       J.D., Marquette University
       Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

XIAOLI MAO, (2020), Visiting Instructor of Computer & Cyber Sciences
       B.S., Nanjing Tech University
       M.S., South Dakota State University
       M.S., North Dakota State University

SHEHEEDA MARIAM MANAKKAU, (2020), Visiting Instructor of Computer & Cyber Sciences
      
M.S, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
       M.E., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
       Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

JAMES MCKEOWN* (1989), Lecturer of Computer Education
       B.S., South Dakota State University
       M.A., Teachers College / Columbia University
       Ph.D., University of Iowa

ALAN MONTGOMERY (2000), Professor of Art and DSU Gallery Coordinator
       B.F.A., Minnesota State University-Mankato
       M.A., Minnesota State University-Mankato
       M.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

SCOTT MORSTAD* (2017), Assistant Professor of Accounting & Business Law
       B.A., Augustana College
       J.D., University of South Dakota

JENNIFER MUNGER (2017), Instructor of Special Education
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.E., South Dakota State University

GABE MYDLAND* (1998), Associate Professor of Education
       B.S., Augustana College
       M.S., South Dakota State University
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

BARBARA MYERS (2002), Senior Lecturer of Computer Science
       B.S., Mississippi University for Women
       M.S., Dakota State University
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

JENNIFER NASH* (2005), Associate Professor of Science Education
       B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato
       Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

NEVINE NAWAR (2011), Senior Lecturer of Biology
       MBBch, University of Alexandria, Egypt
       M.S., University of Alexandria, Egypt
       Ph.D., University of Alexandria, Egypt

CHERIE NOTEBOOM* (2009), Associate Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator for Ph.D Information Systems
       B.S., South Dakota State University
       M.B.A., University of South Dakota
       E.D., University of South Dakota
       Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Omaha

AUSTIN O'BRIEN* (2015), Assistant Professor of Computer Science
      
B.S., South Dakota State University
       M.S., South Dakota State University
       Ph.D., South Dakota State University

CHRIS OLSON* (2006), Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       Ph.D., Northcentral University

JILL OLSON (1992), Lecturer of Respiratory Care
       R.R.T., B.S., Dakota State University

FRANCISCA OPUKU-BOATENG (2019), Assistant Professor Cyber Defense
       B.Sc., Valley View Univesity
       M.S., University of Michigan
       M.B.A., University of Michigan
       Ph.D., Dakota State University

JEFFREY PALMER* (1991), Professor of Mathematics
       B.A., Bemidji State University
       B.S., Bemidji State University
       M.S., Washington State University
       Ph.D., Washington State University

INSU PARK* (2014) Associate Professor of Information Systems
       B.C., Hanyang University
       M.S., Hanyang University
       Ph.D., State University of NY, Buffalo

LINDA J. PARKS* (2010) Associate Professor of Health Information Management
       B.S., Park College, Parkville, MO
       M.A., College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

LACY PATNOE (2014), Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care / Site Coordinator for Rapid City
       A.S., Dakota State University
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., University of South Dakota

CRYSTAL R. PAULI (2001), Associate Professor of Special Education and Dean of Education
       B.A., Dakota Wesleyan University
       M.S., Northern State University
       Ed.S., Minnesota State University-Moorhead
       Ph.D., Capella University

WAYNE PAULI* (2001), Professor of Information Systems and Graduate Program Coordinator for Ph.D. Cyber Operations
       B.S., Northern State University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       Ph.D., Capella University

ERIK PEDERSON, (2020), Assistant Professor of Computer Game Design
       B.S., University of Wisconsin, Stout
       M.S., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

VAN PHAN (2020), Visiting Professor of Animation
       B.A., University of California, LA
       M.F.A., University of Southern California

ASHLEY L. PODHRADSKY* (2012), Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       D.Sc., Dakota State University

ZHE REN (2015), Assistant Professor of Digital Arts and Design  
      
B.A., Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts
       M.A., Arkansas State University
       M.F.A., Southern Illinois University

MARY REINESCH (1980), Associate Professor of Respiratory Care and Coordinator of Respiratory Care
       R.R.T., Sioux Valley Hospital
       B.A., Augustana College

D. SCOTT RICHARDSON (2004), Instructor of English
       B.S., Kentucky Christian College
       M.A., Emporia State University

ROBERT RICHARDSON (2018), Instructor of Computer and Cyber Sciences
       B.A., University of Houston
       M.S., Dakota State University

MICHAEL A. ROACH* (2002), Assistant Professor of Economics
       B.S., University of South Dakota
       M.B.A., University of Sioux Falls
       Ph.D., Capella University, Minneapolis

WENDY ROMERO (2018), Associate Professor of Art and DAD Program Coordinator
       B.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design
       M.F.A., Georgia Southern University

PAMELA ROWLAND* (2005), Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator for MSCD and Undergraduate Research Coordinator
       B.S., South Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University
       D.Sc., Dakota State University

ANDREW SATHOFF, (2019), Assistant Professor of Biology
       B.A., St. Olaf College
       Ph.D., University of Minnesota

BETSY SCHAMBER, (2020), Instructor of Social Sceince Pedagogy
       B.S., University of South Dakota
       M.E., South Dakota State University

KINDRA SCHNEIDER, (2017), Instructor of Elementary Education
       B.S.Ed., Dakota State University
       M.S., University of Sioux Falls

DANIEL SEMAN, (2020), Assistant Professor of Animation
       BFA, Columbus College of Arts and Design
       MFA, Academy of Art University

WILLIAM SEWELL, (2014), Associate Professor of English Education
       B.A., Drury University
       M.A., Missouri State University
       Ph.D., University of Kansas

RONGHUA SHAN* (1998), Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. Information Systems
       B.E., Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang, China
       Post Graduate Diploma - China University of Mining & Technology, Beijing, China
       M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
       Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

WENDY SIMMERMON (2018), Instructor of Business & Info Systems
       B.S., Northern State University
       M.S., University of Sioux Falls
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

KEVIN SMITH* (2013), Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education and Program Coordinator for M.S. Ed. Educational Technology
       B.S.Ed., Dakota State University
       M.Ed., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
       Ed.D., University of Memphis

MARK SPANIER* (2015), Assistant Professor of Cryptography
       B.S., North Dakota State University
       Ph.D., North Dakota State University

RENAE L. SPOHN* (2012), Director Health Information Management Programs and Program Coordinator for MSHIIM, RHIA, CPHQ, FAHIMA, FNAHQ
       A.S., Colorado Technical University
       A.S., Dakota State University
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.B.A., City University (Bellevue, WA)
       Additional study, Colorado Technical University

SCOTT STAIGER (2010), Associate Professor of Exercise Science
       B.S., North Dakota State University
       M.S., University of North Dakota
       Ph.D., North Dakota State University

JOSEPH A. STAUDENBAUR (2001), Associate Professor of Digital Arts
       B.A., Minnesota State University
       M.A., Minnesota State University
       M.F.A., Northern Illinois University

SANDI STEINHOFF-MULLER (2004), Instructor of Special Education
       B.S. Dakota State University
       M.S., Southwest State University

KEVIN STREFF* (2002), Professor of Information Assurance
       B.B.A., Dakota State University
       M.B.A., Temple University
       Ph.D., Capella University

JOSHUA STROSCHEIN* (2013), Assistant Professor of Computer Science
       B.S., University of South Dakota
       M.S., Dakota State University
       D.Sc., Dakota State University

DANIEL TALLEY* (1996), Professor of Economics and Undergraduate Coordinator Business
       B.S., University of Puget Sound
       Ph.D., University of Oregon

DEB TECH* (1999), Associate Professor of Marketing
       B.A., Concordia Teachers College
       M.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
       Ph.D., Northcentral University

BRENT TULLOSS* (2001), Lecturer of Information Systems
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University     

AMY VEENHOF (2009), Instructor of Physical Education
       B.S.Ed., Si Tanka University
       M.S.Ed., Northern State University

JACK WALTERS* (2005), Professor of Management and Graduate Program Coordinator for Masters in Business Administration
       B.S., University of Pennsylvania
       M.S., University of South Florida
       Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

YONG WANG* (2012), Associate Research Professor 
       B.S., Wuhan University, China
       M.Eng., Wuhan University, China
       Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

CODY WELU (2017), Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Cyber Security
        B.S., Dakota State University
        M.S., Dakota State University
        Ph.D., Dakota State University   

RICHARD WICKLEIN (2017), Assistant Professor of Mathematics
        B.S., Mount Mercy College
        Ph.D., North Dakota State University

ALEX WOLLMAN (2019), Instructor of Computer and Cyber Sciences
        B.S., Dakota State University
        M.S., Dakota State University

ABBY WORTMAN (2017), RRT, Instructor of Respiratory Care
        A.S., Dakota State University
        B.S., Dakota State University

JULIE WULF PLIMPTON (2016), Assistant Professor of Health Information
        B.S., Dakota State University
        M.S., Dakota State University

SHENGJI XU, (2019), Assistant Professor of Computer and Cyber Sciences
        B.S., Guilin University of Electronic Technology
        M.S., University of Pittsburgh
        Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

BENJAMIN YOUNG, (2019), Assistant Professor of Cyber Leadership & Intelligence
        B.S., State University of New York
        M.A., State University of New York
        Ph.D., George Washington University

QIANG ZENG* (2017), Assistant Professor/Researcher of Information Systems
        B.S., Dalian Jiaotong University
        M.S., California State University
        M.B.A., University of California
        Ph.D., University of California

SHAWN ZWACH, (2019) Instructor of Computer and Cyber Sciences
        B.S., Dakota State University
        M.S., Dakota State University 

Emeritus Faculty

ETHELLE S. BEAN (1986), Professor Emeritus and Director of Library Emeritus
       B.S., Stetson University
       M.S., Florida State University

ROBERT BUCKMAN (1967), Professor Emeritus of Biology
       B.S., University of South Dakota
       M.S., University of South Dakota
       Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

RICHARD CHRISTOPH (1998), Professor Emeritus of Management Information Systems
       B.S., Clemson University
       M.A., Clemson University
       Ph.D., Clemson University

SUSAN CONOVER (1999), Professor Emeritus of Speech
       B.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
       M.S., Southern Illinois University
       Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

JUDY DITTMAN (1978), Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Ed
       B.S., Black Hills State University
       M.S., South Dakota State University
       Ph.D., University of Iowa

THOMAS L. FARRELL (1970), Associate Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Information Systems
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., South Dakota State University

BRUCE FEISTNER (1980), Associate Professor Emeritus and Director of Respiratory Care Program Emeritus
       R.R.T., Sioux Valley Hospital
       B.A., Augustana College
       M.S.S., University of South Dakota

MICHAEL FOSS (1984), Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
       B.A., Augustana College
       M.E., South Dakota State University

JOYCE HAVLIK (1996), Assistant Professor Emeritus of Health Information
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.S., Dakota State University

DONNA HAZELWOOD (1994), Professor Emeritus of Biology
       B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
       B.F.A., University of Calgary
       M.S., Washington State University
       Ph.D., Cornell University

JAMES A. JANKE (1978-1999; 2000) Associate Professor Emeritus of Management
       B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
       MBA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
       Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis

JOHN LAFLIN (1985), Professor Emeritus of English
       A.B., Marietta College
       M.A., Purdue University
       Ph.D. Purdue University

GERALD LANGE (1964), Professor Emeritus of History
       Ph.B., University of North Dakota
       Ph.D., University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

D. SCOTT MACKENZIE (2001), Professor Emeritus of Art and Computer Graphic Design
       B.B.A., Kent State University
       M.S., Colorado State University
       Ph.D., Colorado State University

CHARLES McCLUSKEY (1970), Professor Emeritus of Education & Psychology
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.Ed., South Dakota State University
       Ed.D., University of Wyoming

LYNETTE MOLSTAD GORDER (1981), Professor Emeritus of Business and Information Systems
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.A., University of South Dakota
       M.B.A., University of South Dakota
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

MAUREEN A. MURPHY (2003), Associate Professor Emeritus of English
       B.S., B.A., Moorhead State University
       M.A., New Mexico State University
       Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

NANCY MOOSE (1981), Professor Emeritus of Adult Education
       B.A., South Dakota State University
       M.A., South Dakota State University
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

JOHN NELSON (1996), Professor Emeritus of English
       B.S., Black Hills State University
       M.A., University of Wyoming
       P.D., University of South Dakota

MARGARET O'BRIEN (1983-2005, 2006), Associate Professor Emeritus of Accounting
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.B.A., University of South Dakota
       M.P.A., University of South Dakota
       Ed.D., University of South Dakota

LOUIS PAPE (1968), Associate Professor Emeritus of Music
       B.S., University of Wisconsin
       M.Mus., Indiana University

RICHARD PUETZ (1983), Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Business Law
       B.S. Ed., Northern State University
       M.S., South Dakota State University
       M.P.A., University of South Dakota
       J.D., University of South Dakota

LYNN RYAN (1975), Assistant Professor Emeritus of Liberal Arts
       B.A., Spalding College
       M.A., Indiana University

TERRANCE W. RYAN (1975), Vice President/Dean for Student Affairs Emeritus and Instructor Emeritus of Mathematics
       B.S., Purdue University
       M.S., Indiana University

RISË L. SMITH (1984), Professor Emeritus
       B.A., Kalamazoo College
       M.A., University of Michigan
       M.L.S., San Jose State University

VICKI STERLING (1977), Professor Emeritus of Education
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.A., University of South Dakota
       Ed.D, University of South Dakota

JAMES SWANSON (1966, 1969), Associate Professor Emeritus of English
       B.S., Northern State University
       M.S., Northern State University

JERALD A. TUNHEIM (1987), Professor Emeritus of Physics and President Emeritus
       B.S., South Dakota State University
       M.S., South Dakota State University
       Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

ZENO VAN ERDEWYK (1967), Professor Emeritus of Education
       B.S., Dakota State University
       M.Ed., South Dakota State University
       Ed.D., University of North Dakota

LINDA VENEKAMP (1980), Associate Professor Emeritus of Education
      B.S., University of South Dakota
      M.S., Mankato State University 

GALE WIEDOW (2007), Associate Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
      B.A., University of Northern Iowa
      M.A., University of Northern Iowa
      Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

DON WIKEN (1997), Associate Professor Emeritus of Education
      B.A., University of South Dakota
      M.S.S., University of South Dakota
      Ed.D., University of South Dakota 

CECELIA WITTMAYER (1986), Vice President Emeritus of Academic Affairs and Professor Emeritus of Marketing
       B.S., South Dakota State University
       M.S., South Dakota State University
       Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln