Governor, Lt. Governor visit campus

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North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford visited the Valley City State University campus on Tuesday, Oct. 9.The governor and lieutenant governor toured campus and saw the Valley City floodwall protection, met with students and faculty in both the education and fisheries and wildlife science programs, held an open forum with faculty and staff, and met with the VCSU administrative leadership team.Students were able to share firsthand their experiences in innovative VCSU academic programs, and faculty and staff had the opportunity to share their concerns regarding higher education funding and governance in North Dakota.“We’re very appreciative of the time the governor and lieutenant governor devoted to Valley City State,” said Margaret Dahlberg, Ph.D., VCSU interim president. “We constantly strive to improve our students’ educational experience, and we’re thankful for the opportunity to showcase our success to the state’s executive leaders.”