Academic Affairs

Dr. Margaret Dahlberg, vice president of academic affairs, is the chief academic officer of Valley City State University; she is also currently serving as VCSU interim president.

Dr. Dahlberg is responsible for fostering, encouraging, supporting and implementing academic strategies that advance student learning. Duties of the Vice President for Academic Affairs include overall responsibility for the curriculum, the academic budget, faculty and academic support staff, academic policy, and grants while promoting an environment of innovation, entrepreneurship and customized learning.

The VPAA reports to the President and leads a team of deans, department chairs, program directors, faculty and student leaders toward achieving the goals of teaching and learning in a digital environment.

VCSU deans are:
  • • Dr. Julee Russell, Dean of Faculty and Student Academic Affairs
  • • Dr. Steven King, Dean of Curriculum and Assessment
  • • Dr. Brenda Finger, Dean of Academic Planning and Budget
  • • Dr. Gary Thompson, Dean of School of Education and Graduate Studies