Please don't hesitate to contact the Title IX Coordinator if you have any questions, comments or messages.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dean of Students and Title IX Offices on campus are only open remotely. Staff are available to meet with students either by telephone, Zoom conferencing, or email. You can also check out the frequently asked questions regarding Title IX during the COVID-19 pandemic.
MSUM Title IX Coordinator PO Box 96 Moorhead, MN 56563
Hello, I'm Kara. As the Dean of Students, I coordinate suppo...
Hello, I'm Kara. As the Dean of Students, I coordinate support services for students who are experiencing a variety of challenges and oversee the areas of accessibility resources, student conduct, counseling services, and the CARE Team. I serve as the University's Title IX Coordinator, as well.
I grew up in southwestern Minnesota, graduating from Russell-Tyler High School. I earned a B.A. in English and Communications/Business from Augustana University, an M.S. Counseling and Student Affairs from MSUM, and a Ph.D. in Education from NDSU. I have worked in a variety of areas over the past 25+ years, including residence life, student activities, diversity initiatives, multicultural programs, and Title IX.
I love being part of the Dragon Family!
I have been at MSUM in this role since 2008. Formerly I have...
I have been at MSUM in this role since 2008. Formerly I have served concurrently as the Title IX Coordinator, from 2011 thru the Summer of 2018. I also served concurrently for one year as the interim Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Prior to MSUM, I worked in the Office of Student Conduct at Ferris State University (MI), where I progressed from Assistant Director to Director. I also worked concurrently as the Assistant Director of the New Student Orientation Program. Previously, I was an adjunct instructor at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College and an instructor for Project: AIMS (Activating Interest in Minority Students). I am currently working on a doctorate degree in Higher Education from the University of North Dakota, studying codes of student conduct within the historical context of the institution. I graduated from Selby Area High School (SD).
Vice President of Human Resources and Workplace Equity
Human Resources Department
As the VP of Human Resources and Workplace Equity, Ann leads...
As the VP of Human Resources and Workplace Equity, Ann leads the department in all aspects of Human Resources most notably labor and employee relations. She also serves on the Senior Executive Leadership team and the University Cabinet, as well as various University committees.