Stephanie Herseth Sandlin Named President of Augustana University

Incoming Augustana University president Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Augustana University today introduced former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th president. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search, marks the first time in Augustana’s 157-year history that a woman will serve as president.

Augustana University to Introduce Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as 24th President

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Augustana University will introduce former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th president at a news conference at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search, marks the first time in Augustana’s 157-year history that a woman will serve as president.

Experience Expo Connects Students With Opportunities

Students attend the Experience Expo at Augustana

Hundreds of Augustana students who spent time on Wednesday meeting with area employers, volunteer organizations, campus groups, and study abroad agencies at the 2017 Augustana Experience Expo. Held in the Elmen Center, the event was sponsored by Augustana's Student Success Center, the Augustana Student Association, the International Programs Office and the Center for Campus Life.

Experience Expo

The Augustana Student Success Center is hosting an Experience Expo from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Elmen Center. Students will have the opportunity to learn about study abroad, volunteerism, on-campus employment and leadership opportunities. Attendees will also have a chance to visit with more than 50 area employers about internship and career opportunities.

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