SUMMER 2024 Announcements

  • Fall 2024 Startup Week Schedule 
    • Posted after July 15, 2024.
    • Subject to change. Activities, details and clarifications continue to be added. Please check back for updates.
    • First Academic Chair Duty Day: Friday, August 16, 2024.
    • First Faculty Duty Day: Tuesday, August 20, 2024.
  • Faculty Evaluation Timelines for 2024-2025 will be posted on the page: Faculty Resources.
  • Department Chair – Director Reports List for 2024-2025, is located on the page: Reporting Areas.
  • Addendum to the Course Caps Protocols (4/26/21) is located under Faculty Resources.

Our Educational Community

The office of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is central to sustaining the university’s efforts to create and sustain an educational community. Faculty and staff work with those in the Academic Affairs office to plan, coordinate and implement policies and practices that enhance student learning.

The Academic Affairs office supports and facilitates the following Colleges, Departments, Offices and Programs at BSU:

  • Academic Colleges:
    • College of Creativity, Enterprise, and Place
    • College of Sciences and Health
  • Academic planning, programming and assessment
  • Selection, review and professional development of faculty
  • Academic Support Services
  • Center for Extended Learning
  • Center for Professional Development (CPD)
  • Core Curriculum (formerly: Liberal Education)
  • Graduate Studies
  • Institutional Research / Academic Analysis
  • Leadership Studies
  • Library Services
  • McNair Program
  • Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)
  • University Honors Program

Academic Mission

Bemidji State University is an undergraduate institution with specialized and distinct graduate programs where academic content and delivery of that content is grounded in the principles of social justice and democracy.

Academic Core Values

  1. Creative and critical thinking.
  2. Living democratic principles.
  3. Inclusion of students, staff, faculty and administrators in all aspects of university life.
  4. Highly interactive, relevant and engaging teaching and learning environments.

Administrators & Staff