The Division for Instruction provides administrative leadership and support for the instructional functions of the College. This division supports student learning and personal growth by providing services, instruction, and to help students grow personally and professionally. The Division for Instruction hires and supervises the faculty and academic staff, manages the instructional and related support services, develops the curriculum, manages resources and purchases appropriate instructional equipment.

This Division for Instruction is responsible for University System relationships including transfer of courses, distance delivery, mission mapping implementation, workforce affairs, Tri-college relationships, partnership building, technology in instruction, early entry, departmental accreditation and student services. The Division also serves as a liaison with the State Board for Career and Technical Education.

The Division also provides leadership for programming that enables businesses to enhance performance and productivity for individuals to achieve personal and professional growth. The focus is training which utilizes state of the art equimpmen6t and facilities, flexible and responsive delivery methods, qualified trainers, and quality materials.

Haverty Hall 123 | 701-671-2416

Lisa Karch, Vice President for Instruction (starting October 4, 2021)

Arts, Science and Business Division
Ken Kompelien

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

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

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.