North Dakota State College of Science recently promoted Jane Vangsness Frisch to Vice President for the newly created Student Affairs division. This new division will support students during their entire college experience – from recruitment and enrollment to career guidance and graduation – by enhancing student learning and personal development through a variety of student services.
Vangsness Frisch, originally from Okabena, Minn., graduated from North Dakota State University (NDSU) with a bachelor’s degree in both mass communication with an emphasis in public relations and health education. She also earned a master’s degree in mass communication and is currently pursuing a Ph.D in education with an emphasis in institutional analysis, both from NDSU.
Vangsness Frisch joined NDSCS in 2013 as Director of Student Success and Career Services. In 2014 she was named Associate Vice President for Student Success. Prior to her time at the College, Vangsness Frisch worked for the North Dakota University System.
Vangsness Frisch and her husband, Tom, reside in Dumont, Minn.