Art incubator, increased gallery space proposed as potential solutions to FA space issues

As students and faculty continue to see issues with the outdated Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts (FA), several solutions to the FA’s cramped space issues and other problem areas have arisen. Solutions include a $30 million plan for the expansion of gallery space and an idea of an arts incubator located downtown said College […]

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Updates to fine arts facilities could total $30 million, search for funds continues

Students and faculty have seen issues with the outdated infrastructure of the Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts (FA) for years, including the HVAC system, leaks in the ceiling highlighted by moldy ceiling tiles, acoustics and sound leakage, old water fountains and sinks that don’t drain. Faculty have begun to search for funds in […]

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Cummings accepts Native American Student Services director position, ICARE program coordinator search begins

A search committee has formed to fill Marisa Cummings’ former position of ICARE program coordinator. Cummings accepted the position of director of Native American Student Services over the summer. The position was previously held by Gene Thin Elk. The committee includes Alyssa Fothergill, Deborah Dodge, Bridget Diamond-Welch, Michele Turner and Kim Grieve. They posted an […]

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Sheila Gestring announced as USD’s incoming 18th president

Sheila Gestring was appointed as USD’s 18th president in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center this afternoon after a South Dakota Board of Regents vote. Gestring serves as vice president of finance and chief financial officer of USD. Gestring said she’s honored to become USD’s next leader. As a South Dakota native who holds a master […]

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