leadership and staff

meet our leadership

get to know our leadership team who guide the direction of the graduate programs at ndsu.
 

benton duncan, ph.d.
interim dean
benton.duncan@ndsu.edu

contact our staff
business and operations team

nonnie tangen
business and operations manager
(701) 231-5944
nonnie.tangen@ndsu.edu

 

stacy vetter
accounting technician
(701) 231-5101
stacy.vetter@ndsu.edu

ann fredrickson
administrative assistant
(701) 231-7346
ann.fredrickson@ndsu.edu

 

 

 

admissions team

neely benton
student recruitment coordinator
(701) 231-8476
neely.benton@ndsu.edu

 

sam akers
customer service associate
(701) 231-5762
samantha.akers@ndsu.edu

melissa ostby
graduate admission coordinator
(701) 231- 7034
melissa.j.ostby@ndsu.edu

 

academic support team

robin cummings pas
academic support specialist
(701) 231- 8547
robin.cummingspas@ndsu.edu

engineering
interdisciplinary studies
science and mathematics

 

melissa selders-ortez
academic support coordinator
(701) 231-5945
melissa.seldersortez@ndsu.edu

agriculture, food systems and natural resources
human development and education

kate nelson deshaw
academic support specialist
(701) 231- 6456
katherine.nelson.1@ndsu.edu

arts, humanities and social sciences
business
health professions

 
center for writers

danjel nygard
disquisition processor
(701) 231- 5272
danjel.nygard@ndsu.edu

 

scarlet gray bernard
disquisition processor
(701) 231-8250
scarlet.graybernard@ndsu.edu

kristina caton
assistant director
(701) 231-5264 
kristina.caton@ndsu.edu

 

enrico sassi
director
(701) 231-9382
enrico.sassi@ndsu.edu

 
connect with our faculty

find a full list of graduate school faculty in the graduate bulletin. or find out more about our faculty and researchers through the ndsu office of research and creative activity.