Richman Named President of North Dakota State College of Science
BISMARCK, N.D. - The State Board of Higher Education today named Dr. John Richman president of North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D.
Richman has served as the interim president of NDSCS since September 2006 and as the vice president of academic and student affairs since 2002. He will become president of NDSCS July 1, 2007, at an annual salary of $134,000 with a vehicle allowance of $11,000.
"We were fortunate to have several highly qualified applicants for the presidency of North Dakota State College of Science," said John Q. Paulsen, president of the State Board of Higher Education. "The board is very pleased Dr. Richman has agreed to be NDSCS's next president. It was clear to us during the interview process John understands the challenges and opportunities facing the college. We believe he will do an excellent job of leading NDSCS into the future. NDSCS is a wonderful college with a proud history of serving higher education, our state and this community very well. We look forward to the continued opportunity to do so under the wonderful leadership of Dr. Richman."
Richman's relationship with NDSCS spans 35 years as a student, parent, instructor and administrator. He was the college's football coach and athletic director before being named vice president of academic and student affairs in 2002. Richman also served as an assistant football coach at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D., and at Moorhead State University in Moorhead, Minn.