#BeaverFamily Feature: Ashleigh Haugen, HR Business Partner

BSU is committed to creating a university culture in which diversity is embraced and all people are safe, welcome, and validated – as committed to in the Bemidji State University Strategic Plan. The #BeaverFamily campaign was created to welcome and introduce our new faculty and staff, along with highlighting current employees!  

Leading the #BeaverFamily campaign is BSU’s Human Resource team. Learn some fun facts about them and watch for upcoming new #BeaverFamily posts each week! 


Ashleigh Haugen

HR Business Partner for Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College
Start Date: February, 2017

Q: Where are you from?

Grew up in Roseau, MN and spent some time living in Eugene OR, Austin TX, Medora, ND and lastly Minneapolis, MN before deciding to lay roots down here in Bemidji.

Q: What do you like to do in your spare time?

Play in the sunshine with my two little boys! We usually go on walks looking for neat bugs, yellow flowers, and animal tracks.

Q: What is something – big or small – you’re good at?

I’m good at organizing my clothes closet at home. Sleeve length, color, and season.

Q: Where is your favorite place to eat in Bemidji?

I’m a huge fan of the Reuben, so I would say CK Dudley’s Brisket Reuben.

Q: What is your life mantra?

Keep on Keepin’ On