Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs Division provides administrative leadership and support for the instructional functions of the College. This division supports student learning and personal growth by providing services, being advocates for students, helping students adjust socially, providing a curriculum for personal growth and learning through student involvement in co-curricular activities, and being educators in partnership with faculty. The Academic Affairs Division hires and supervises the faculty and staff, manages the instructional support services, develops the curriculum, manages resources and purchases appropriate instructional equipment.

This division is also responsible for the University System relationships, including transfer of courses, distance delivery, interactive television instruction, inter-library relationships and mission mapping implementation.

The Academic Affairs Division serves as the liaison with the State Board for Career and Technical Education.

Haverty Hall 123 | 701-671-2416

Harvey Link, Vice President for Academic Affairs

Arts, Science and Business Division

Ken Kompelien
Dean of Arts, Science and Business Division

The Arts, Science and Business Division aims to provide administrative leadership, supervision and support of instructional programs. This division offers 67 different academic options ranging from Agriculture to Nursing to Liberal Arts college transfer programs.

Technologies and Services Division

Barbara Bang, Dean of Technologies and Services Division

Barbara Bang
Dean of Technologies and Services Division

The Technologies and Services Division aims to provide support and leadership to career and technical education academic options. These programs range from Automotive Technology to John Deere Tech to Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology.

Extended Learning Division

Patricia Schrom, Dean of Extended Learning Division

Patricia Schrom
Dean of Extended Learning Division ​

The Extended Learning Division consists of the following departments: Distance Education, Instructional Technology and the Mildred Johnson Library. Our mission is to provide students with access to information through technology.

College Outreach Division

Patricia Kline
Dean of College Outreach Division

College Outreach provides customized training for corporations and organizations, as well as open-enrollment training for individuals. As a member of the statewide workforce training system, TrainND, the College Outreach Division can link you to state- and region-wide networks of professionals and resources for exactly the training you need to become more competitive.

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