To promote the vision and opportunities of the university; and to develop and steward the resources to advance the vision and opportunities, now and into perpetuity.


To be a high-functioning, invaluable asset to the university that can be confidently relied upon to maximize philanthropic and external engagement potentials.

To achieve success of purpose as an asset to the university and the greater Dakota State University community

What it Takes

  1. Earning Trust
    • Do as you say you will
    • Practice transparency
    • Meet expectations
  2. Aligning Objectives
    • Everyone knows what they are and the “why”
    • Clarity of expectations
    • Driven by university’s pillars/objectives
  3. Producing Results
    • Defined objectives/goals
    • Measurable
    • Accomplishments/Achievements