February 28, 2018

The public is invited to attend open forums with candidates for the position of Mayville State University president. Each candidate will make a formal presentation and this will be followed by a time for questions and answers. Candidate campus visits are scheduled for March 5 through 7. All open forums and presentations will be held in the MSU Classroom Building Auditorium.

The open forum schedule is as follows:

  • Dr. Bernell Hirning – Monday, March 5, 10 to 10:45 a.m.
  • Dr. Timothy O’Keefe – Monday, March 5, 2:15 to 3 p.m.
  • Dr. Keith Stenehjem – Tuesday, March 6, 2:15 to 3 p.m.
  • Dr. Brian Van Horn – Wednesday, March 7, 10 to 10:45 a.m.
  • Dr. Tom Corti – Wednesday, March 7, 2:15 to 3 p.m.

Dr. Tom Corti is vice president for student affairs at Farmingdale State College, SUNY, Farmingdale, N.Y. See Tom Corti curriculum vitae.

Dr. Bernell Hirning is interim associate vice president and associate regional dean at National University, Fresno, Calif. See Bernell Hirning curriculum vitae.

Dr. Timothy O’Keefe is dean of the College of Business and Economics at Longwood University, Farmville, Va. See Timothy O'Keefe curriculum vitae.

Dr. Keith Stenehjem is vice president for academic affairs at Mayville State University, Mayville, N.D. See Keith Stenehjem curriculum vitae.

Dr. Brian Van Horn is associate provost at Murray State University, Murray, Ky. See Brian Van Horn curriculum vitae. 

Following campus visits on March 5-7, the search committee will recommend a group of finalists to the State Board of Higher Education, which will conduct final interviews on the Mayville State campus March 28, with the selection of the Mayville State University president announced thereafter.