Dr. Debra Peterson, assistant to the president for affirmative action & accreditation (interim), was awarded the 2017-2018 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Academic and Student Affairs Award for Distinguished Diversity Leadership, on Oct. 24. She was nominated by Dr. Jesse Grant, associate vice president for student life and success.
Bemidji State University, located amid the lakes and forests of northern Minnesota, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,100 students, Bemidji State offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and eight graduate degrees encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. BSU is a member of the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. The university’s Shared Fundamental Values include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and international and multicultural understanding. For more, visit bemidjistate.edu or find us at BemidjiState on most of your favorite social media networks