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Section VIII

Administration & Graduate Faculty

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Administration
Bemidji State University Past Presidents
Bemidji State University Administrative Officers
Bemidji State University Graduate Faculty


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Dr. James H. McCormick, Chancellor
Dr. Linda L. Baer, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
Ms. Laura M. King, Vice Chancellor for Finance
Mr. William Tschida, Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

MnSCU Board

Will Antell, Bayport
Andrew Boss, St Paul
Nancy Brataas, Rochester
Mary Choate, Bloomington
Daniel G. Coborn, St. Cloud
Dennis Dotson, Mankato
Ivan F. Dusek, Willmar
Robert Erickson, Bloomington
Robert H. Hoffman, Waseca
Jim Luoma, Cohasset
Lew Moran, Minneapolis
Michael Redlinger, Moorhead
Joann Splonskowski, Rochert
Joseph Swanson, Inver Grove Heights
Michael Vekich, St. Louis Park


Past Presidents of Bemidji State University

Manfred W. Deputy 1919-1938
E.W. Beck, Acting President 1938
C.R. Sattgast 1938-1964
A.C. Clark, Acting President 1942-1946, 1964
Harry F. Bangsberg 1964-1967
Bevington Reed, Acting President 1967
John S. Glas, Acting President 1967-1968
R.D. Decker 1968-1980
Rebecca Stafford 1980-1982
Richard R. Haugo, Acting President 1982
Lowell R. Gillett 1982-1990
Leslie C. Duly 1990-1993
Linda L. Baer, Interim President, 1993-1994
M. James Bensen, 1994-2001


Bemidji State University Administrative Officers

President
Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard
Interim Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
Dr. David J. Larkin
Interim Vice President for Administrative Affairs
Mr. Gerald S. Amble
Vice President for University Advancement
Mr. Carl Baer
Assistant to the President, Affirmative Action Officer
Ms. Lorena C. Cook
Assistant to the President for Enrollment Management
Mr. Kevin M. Drexel
Dean, College of Arts and Letters
Dr. Nancy C. Erickson
Dean, College of Professional Studies & Graduate Studies
Dr. Martin Tadlock
Dean, College of the Social and Natural Sciences
Dr. Ranae Womack
Dean, Distance Learning & Summer School
Mr. Robert J. Griggs
Director of Student Life and Counseling
Mr. Jon B. Blessing
Registrar
Mr. David N. Carlson


Bemidji State University Graduate Faculty

Quistgaard, Jon E., 1979

President
B.A. University of Arizona
M.A. University of Arizona
Ph.D. University of Arizona

Alberti, Charles E., 1989

Professor of Education
B.F.A. Art Institute of Chicago and University of Chicago
M.Ed. Loyola University of Chicago
Ph.D. Loyola University of Chicago

Alexander, Karenlee Clarke, 1989

Professor of Education
B.A. University of Washington
M.A. University of New Mexico
Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Annexstad, John O., 1986

Professor of Geology
Director, Space Studies Program
B.S. Gustavus Adolphus College
M.S. University of Alaska
M.A. University of Oklahoma
Ph.D. Johannes Gutenberg Universitat (Mainz, Germany)

Bahr, David, 2000

Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S. Bemidji State University
Ph.D. University of Virginia

Bennett, Russell L., 1978

Professor of Psychology
B.A. Ohio University
M.S. Ohio University
Ph.D. Ohio University

Benson, David B., 1987

Associate Professor of Education
B.S. University of North Dakota
M.A. University of North Dakota
M.S. University of North Dakota
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Bilanovic, Dragoljub, 2000

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S. University of Sarajevo
M.S. Israel Institute of Technology
D.S. Israel Institute of Technology

Bland, Sandra J., 1992

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S. Eastern Illinois University
M.B.A. Eastern Illinois University
C.P.A.

Bradel, Donald, 1974

Professor of Criminal Justice
Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
B.S. Southern Illinois University
M.S. Southern Illinois University
J.D. University of North Dakota
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Brauer, William M., 1994

Professor of Industrial Technology
Chair, Department of Industrial Technology
B.A. Bowling Green State University
M.S. Bowling Green State University
Ph.D. Purdue University

Bridges, Barbara R., 1997

Associate Professor of Education
Director, Bemidji/Metropolitan Teacher Collaborative
B.S. University of Maine
M.Ed. University of Maine
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Brouwer, James R., 1987

Associate Professor of Education
Director, Clinical Experiences
B.A. Parsons College
M.A. Northeast Missouri State University

Brown, Linda, 1999

Instructor in Visual Arts
B.F.A Bemidji State University

Chang, Fu-Hsian, 1981

Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S. National Chung-Hsing University
M.S. University of North Texas
M.B.A. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of California-Davis

Christensen, Kit, 1981

Professor of Philosophy
Chair, Department of Philosophy
B.A. Moorhead State University
Ph.D. Purdue University

Christensen, Mark, 1990

Professor of English
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Superior
M.E. University of Wisconsin-Superior
M.A. University of Minnesota-Duluth
Ph.D. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Cloutman, Donald, 1998

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. Fort Hays State University
M.S. University of Arkansas
Ph.D. Mississippi State University

Crocker, Kyle R., 1985

Associate Professor of Visual Arts
B.A. University of Oregon
M.A. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Culbertson, Harold, 1991

Professor, 3M Endowed Chair of Accounting
B.S. Portland State University
M.B.A. Harvard Business School
Ph.D. University of Washington
C.P.A.

Davgun, Satish K., 1986

Professor of Geography
B.A. Panjab University (Chandigash, India)
M.A. Panjab University (Chandigash, India)
M.A. University of Akron
Ph.D. Kent State University

Desiderato, Laurie, 1993

Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. Connecticut College
M.A. West Virginia University
Ph.D. West Virginia University

Dickson, William J., 1978

Professor, Counseling Psychologist
B.A. Saint Andrews Presbyterian College
M.S. University of Kansas
Ph.D. University of Kansas

Donnay, Patrick, 1991

Professor of Political Science
Coordinator, Political Science Program, Social Studies, and Applied Public
Policy
B.A. St. Cloud State University
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Donovan, Brian, 1990

Professor of English
B.A. Amherst College
D.A. State University of New York at Albany

Dunn, Elizabeth, 1999

Assistant Professor of History
B.A. Purdue University
M.A. Purdue University
Ph.D. University of Illinois

Erickson, Nancy C., 1981

Professor of German
Dean, College of Arts and Letters
B.A. Concordia College-Moorhead
M.A. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Evans, Deanna Delmar, 1983

Professor of English
B.A. University of Pennsylvania
M.A. University of Texas-Austin
Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University
Post Doctorate Study: Western Michigan University, Stanford University,
SUNY-Binghamton, and Rice University

Forsyth, Eric, 1996

Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health, and Sport
A.A. Casper College
B.A. San Francisco State University
M.A. San Francisco State University
Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Fulton, Mark, 1998

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. Uppsala University (Uppsala, Sweden)

Fultz, Dwight E., 1989

Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A. William Jennings Bryan College
M.Ed. Georgia State University
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Gagel, Charles, 1999

Associate Professor of Industrial Technology
B.S. Eastern Kentucky University
M.Ed. University of Louisville
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Gartrell, Daniel J., 1971

Professor of Elementary Education
Director, Child Development Training Program
B.A. Antioch College
M.S. Bemidji State University
Ed.D. University of North Dakota

Gilman, Muriel B., 1975

Professor of Physical Education, Health, and Sport
Chair, Department of Physical Education, Health, and Sport
B.A. Macalester College
M.S. Indiana State University
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Greer, Colleen, 1999

Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.S. Kearney State College
M.A. University of Kansas
Ph.D. University of Kansas

Gritzmacher, Hal L., 1987

Professor of Education
B.A. Concordia College
M.S. St. Cloud State University
Ph.D. University of Missouri

Guilfoile, Patrick G., 1994

Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology
B.S. Northland College
M.A.T. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Gurney, Stephen I., 1978

Professor of English
B.A. University of Maryland
M.A. University of Maryland
Ph.D. University of Maryland
Graduate Study: Princeton University

Hauser, Susan Carol, 1998

Associate Professor of English
B.A. Northern Michigan University
M.S. Northern Michigan University
M.F.A. Bowling Green State University

Hayes, Leland, 1992

Assistant Professor of Industrial Technology
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Bemidji State University
Ed. Specialist. University of Minnesota-Duluth
Ed.D. Kensington University

Henke, Mitchell E., 1996

Associate Professor of Industrial Technology
B.S. Ohio State University
M.E.D. Bowling Green State University
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Henry, Annie B., 1987

Associate Professor of Education
B.S. Edward Waters College
M.S. Florida A&M University
Ph.D. Florida State University

Hoffman, Elaine, 1998

Assistant Professor of Industrial Technology
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Bemidji State University

Holden, John G., 1983

Professor of Visual Arts
Chair, Department of Visual Arts
B.A. University of Minnesota
M.F.A. University of Indiana

Hook, Richard, 1993

Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. State University of New York-Binghamton
M.A. West Virginia University
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Hrenchir, Mary J., 1992

Assistant Professor of History
Chair, Department of History
Coordinator, Religious Studies
B.A. University of California
M.A. University of Nebraska
Ph.D. University of Nebraska

Jackson, Louise H., 1983

Professor of Psychology
B.A. University of Michigan
M.A. Eastern Michigan University
Ph.D. Indiana State University

Johnson, Lowell E., 1976

Professor of Economics
B.A. Alaska Methodist University
M.S. University of Oregon
M.A. Cornell University
Ph.D. Cornell University

Jordan, Johannas M., 1974

Professor of Education
B.A. Dakota Wesleyan University
M.S. Northern State College
Ed.D. University of Northern Colorado
Post-Doctoral Study: Harvard University
M.Div. Church Divinity School of the Pacific

Kingsbury, David E., 1977

Professor of Vocational Education
Executive Director, Center of Research and Innovation
B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls
M.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Ed.D. University of Minnesota

Kippenhan, B. Christina, 1998

Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Health, and Sport
M.A. Ruprecht-Karls University
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Knoshaug, Clayton M., 1968

Professor of Mathematics
B.A. Eastern Washington State University
M.A. Washington State University
Ph.D. Washington State University

Knoshaug, Ivy J., 1981

Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S. Kutztown State University
M.A. Washington State University

Konecne, Steven C., 1979

Professor of Music
B.A. North Texas State University
M.A. University of Iowa
D.M.A. University of Iowa

Kroeger, Timothy J., 1994

Associate Professor of Geology
Coordinator, Earth Science and Geology
B.A. University of Minnesota-Morris
M.S. South Dakota School of Mines
Ph.D. University of North Dakota

Larkin, Alice, 1966

Associate Director, Vocational Education
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Bemidji State University

Larkin, David, 1984

Professor of Education
Interim Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls
M.A. University of St. Thomas
M.S. University of Wisconsin Superior
Ed.D. University of Illinois

Larson, Julie E., 1990

Professor of Chemistry
Chair, Department of Chemistry
B.S. St. Cloud State University
Ph.D. University of North Dakota

Lee, Russell F., 1973

Professor of Psychology
Chair, Department of Psychology
B.A. The College of William and Mary
Ed.M. Rutgers University
Ed.D. Rutgers University

Ley, Robert D., 1977

Professor of Economics
Chair, Department of Economics
B.A. New York University
M.A. New York University
Ph.D. Washington State University

Lindgren, Alice M.L., 1963

Professor of Biology
Coordinator, Medical Technology
B.A. Augsburg College
M.S. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Lindgren, Gordon E., 1963

Professor of Physics
Chair, Department of Physics
Coordinator, Science
B.A. Augsburg College
M.A. University of South Dakota
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Livingston, Colleen, 1995

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S. Utah State University
M.S. Colorado State University
Ph.D. Colorado State University

Logan, P. Bradley, 1998

Assistant Professor of Music
B.S. North Dakota State University
M.A. California State University-Long Beach
D.M.A. University of Illinois

Lund, David H., 1972

Professor of Philosophy
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. University of North Dakota
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Lund, Eric E., 1990

Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A. Concordia College-Moorhead
M.S. University of Iowa
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Maglajlic, Dada, 1996

Professor of Social Work
B.A. University of Zagreb
M.A. Michigan State University
Ph.D. University of Belgrade

Mastro, James, 1998

Associate Professor of Professional Education
B.A. Augsburg College
M.A. University of St. Thomas
Ph.D. Texas Women's University

McCartney, Catherine E., 1989

Professor of Education
B.S. Mankato State University
M.S. St. Cloud State University
Ph.D. University of Idaho

McCracken, James R., 1984

Professor of Industrial Technology
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout
Ed.D. Texas A&M University

Meisenheimer, Marilyn, 1997

Assistant Professor of Education
B.A. University of Illinois-Chicago
M.S.Ed. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mellen, John W., 1997

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. Southern Illinois University
M.S. Southern Illinois University
Ph.D. Texas A&M University

Michael, Nancy Carolyn, 1990

Professor of English
B.S. Mississippi University for Women
M.A. University of Virginia
Ph.D. Tulane University (English)
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison (German)

Milowski, Carol Porterfield, 1985

Associate Professor of English
B.A. Bemidji State University
M.A. Bemidji State University
Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Morgan, Kathryn, 1986

Professor of Educational Foundations
B.S. University of Illinois
M.S. University of Illinois
Ed.D. University of Illinois

Morgan, Michael C., 1986

Associate Professor of English
Director, Writing Center
B.A. St. Cloud State University
M.A. St. Cloud State University
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University

Morine, Gerald, 1984

Professor of Chemistry
B.S. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nelson, Leon J., 1979

Professor of Industrial Technology
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Bemidji State University
Ed.D. University of North Dakota

Nielsen, Carol L., 1985

Professor of Business Administration
B.S. University of Montana
J.D. William Mitchell College of Law

Oldham, Ronald L., 1989

Associate Professor of Education
B.A. Colorado College
M.A. University of New Mexico
Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Openshaw, Kerry L., 1984

Professor of Biology
B.S. Brigham Young University
M.S. Brigham Young University
Ph.D. Utah State University

Palivec, Donna K., 1994

Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Health, and Sport
Head Women's Volleyball Coach
B.S. Indiana University
M.A. Ball State University
A.B.D. Doctoral Work: University of Minnesota

Parson, Charles G., 1976

Professor of Geography
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.S. University of Iowa
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Peck, Wallace E., 1985

Professor of Industrial Technology
B.S. Moorhead State University
M.S. Moorhead State University
Ed.D. University of North Dakota

Peterson, Debra, 1999

Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A. Bemidji State University
M.P.A. University of North Dakota
Ph.D. University of Nebraska

Rafferty, James M., 1976

Professor of Psychology
B.A. University of California-Los Angeles
M.A. University of California-Los Angeles
Ph.D. University of California-Los Angeles

Rave, Elizabeth H., 1994

Associate Professor of Biology
B.A. St. Olaf College
M.S. Auburn University
Ph.D. University of North Dakota

Reesink, Carole J., 1977

Professor of Elementary Education
B.S. Iowa Wesleyan
M.A. University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Reitmeir, Mary Ann, 1982

Associate Professor of Social Work
Coordinator, Social Work
B.S.W. Temple University
M.S.W. University of Minnesota-Duluth
Graduate Study: University of Minnesota

Reynolds, John "Jack" W., 1980

Professor of Elementary Education
Chair, Department of Professional Education
B.S. University of Wisconsin
M.S. University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

Richard, Tom H., 1971

Professor of Mathematics
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Colorado State University
Ed.D. University of Northern Colorado
Graduate Study: Utah State University and University of Oregon

Richards, James L., 1976

Professor of Computer Science
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S. Illinois State University
M.S. University of Missouri-Rolla
Ph.D. University of Missouri-Rolla

Richgels, Glen W., 1993

Professor of Mathematics
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Riley, Patrick R., 1973

Professor of Instrumental Music
B.M. Johns Hopkins (Peabody Conservatory)
M.A. American University
Ph.D. University of Iowa
Postdoctoral Study in Ethnomusicology: University of Minnesota

Rogers, Patricia L., 1996

Professor of Education
B.S. University of Minnesota
M.A. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Rosenbrock, Patricia A., 1969

Professor of Physical Education, Health, and Sport
Director, Women's Studies/Women's Center
B.S. Colorado State University
M.A. San Diego State University
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Rosselet, Susan M., 1983

Professor of Computer Science
B.A. Saint Norbert College
M.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. University of Missouri-Rolla
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Sakrison, Dale L., 1987

Professor of Education
A.A. Mesabi Community College
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Bemidji State University
Ed.D. University of North Dakota

Salscheider, Karl W., 1981

Professor of Physical Education, Health, and Sport
B.S. Northern Michigan University
M.A. Northern Michigan University
Ph.D. University of Utah

Scheela, Rochelle (Riki) A., 1983

Professor of Nursing
Chair, Department of Nursing
B.A. College of St. Catherine
M.A. College of St. Thomas
M.S. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Texas

Scheela, William J., 1980

Professor of Business Administration
B.A. University of Minnesota-Duluth
M.B.A. Mankato State University
Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Graduate Study: Indiana University

Schlemper, CarolAnn, 1988

Professor of English
B.A. St. Cloud State University
M.A. University of Montana
M.F.A. University of Montana
Ph.D. University of Nebraska

Schmit, Mark, 1991

Associate Professor of Industrial Technology
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout
Ed.D. University of Minnesota

Schuldt, Barbara A., 1998

Professor of Business Administration
B.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.B.A. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Scriba, Joelyn E., 1982

Professor of Nursing
Acting Dean, Center for Extended Learning
B.S.N. Jamestown College
M.N. University of Washington
Graduate Study: Columbia University

Scrivner, Susan J., 1975

Professor of English
B.A. University of South Florida
M.A. Florida State University
Ph.D. Florida State University
Graduate Study: Northwestern University

Skinner, Jauneth, 1994

Associate Professor of Visual Arts
A.S. Indiana University
B.F.A. Indiana University
M.F.A. Bowling Green State University

Smith, Douglas W., 1987

Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health, and Sport
B.S. University of Southern Mississippi
M.Ed. University of Southern Mississippi
Ed.D. University of Southern Mississippi

Sonsteng, Kathleen A., 2000

Assistant Professor of Education
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Bemidji State University

Spigarelli, Steven A., 1982

Professor of Environmental Studies
Director, Center for Environmental Studies
B.A. Northwestern University
M.S. University of Illinois
Ph.D. Michigan State University

Struve, Carol, 1997

Associate Professor of Visual Arts
A.A.S. St. Mary's Junior College
B.F.A. Massachusetts College of Art-Boston
M.F.A. University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Sundahl, Steven, 1989

Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
B.S. Bemidji State University
B.F.A. Bemidji State University
M.F.A. University of Washington

Tadlock, Martin, 2001

Dean, College of Professional Studies & Graduate Studies
B.S. Utah State University
M.Ed. Utah State University
Ph.D. Miami University

Totten, Jeffrey, 1998

Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.S. Northwestern State University
M.B.A. Northwestern State University
D.B.A. Louisiana Tech University

Traxler, Kenneth W., 1997

Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A. University of Minnesota-Morris
Ph.D. University of Denver

Truedson, John R., 1993

Associate Professor of Physics
B.S. University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
M.S. Colorado State University
Ph.D. Colorado State University

Weaver, Rosalie M., 1987

Associate Professor of English
Chair, Department of English
B.A. University of Minnesota
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.A. Bemidji State University
Ph.D. University of Manitoba

Weaver, William W., 1981

Professor of English
B.A. University of Minnesota
M.A. Stanford University

Weir, Ivan, 1989

Director, Institutional Research and Assessment
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Bemidji State University
M.A. Washington State University
Ph.D. Washington State University

Welle, Patrick G., 1982

Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies
B.A. St. John's University
M.A. University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

Westhoff, Randy, 1994

Associate Professor of Mathematics
Coordinator, Mathematics Program
B.A. Eastern Washington University
M.S. Eastern Washington University
Ph.D. University of Utah

Wick, Madalyn, 1984

Professor of Accounting
Chair, Department of Accounting
B.S. University of North Dakota
B.A. University of North Dakota
M.Acct. University of North Dakota
Ph.D. University of Nebraska
C.P.A.

Wolf, Marty, 1998

Professor of Computer Science
B.A. University of Minnesota-Morris
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Womack, Ranae, 1985

Professor of Nursing
Acting Dean, College of Social and Natural Sciences
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. University of North Dakota
Ph.D. University of North Dakota

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