15 Jul Rostad Named Interim Vice Chancellor for Strategy and Strategic Engagement
The North Dakota University System has named Jerry Rostad as interim vice chancellor for strategy and strategic engagement.
Rostad has taken on responsibilities as the system’s top strategic officer as of July 1, 2020. Prior to this interim appointment, Rostad was an assistant chief information officer for Core Technology Services where he was responsible for academic services and training. Rostad has also spent the past number of years as a special assistant to Chancellor Mark Hagerott, supporting a variety of NDUS initiatives related to unmanned systems, digitization, and cybersecurity.
“I’m happy to take on this position within strategic engagement and look forward to engaging with faculty, staff and students to ensure that all their concerns are heard and taken into account to our strategic planning effort,” Rostad said. “It will remain an important priority for NDUS to engage our stakeholders and communities given the changing environment we live in and the implementation of our updated strategic plan.”
He is a native of West Fargo and longtime resident of Fargo. Rostad and his wife Tami have two grown sons.