Dr. Faith Hensrud was announced as president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College on April 20. During her March 23 visit to Bemidji as part of the interview process, she met with faculty, staff, administrators and students at both Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, and also with leaders from the Bemidji community.
After her presentation to both campuses as president-elect on April 25, Hensrud’s tenure as BSU’s 11th president will begin July 1. She will succeed Dr. Richard A. Hanson, who in Aug. 2015 announced his intention to retire in June after six years as BSU/NTC president.