The State Board of Higher Education for the North Dakota University System and the Mayville State University community invite nominations and applications for the position of President. The successful candidate will succeed Dr. Gary Hagen, who has served the university with distinction since 2005. The State Board and system Chancellor are searching for a thought leader to build upon Mayville’s sound foundation of good fiscal management and creative problem solving, while advancing the university’s mission of excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.

Mayville State’s residential, online, and hybrid-served undergraduate and graduate student population of 1,140 is guided by an exceptionally talented full-time faculty, staff, and administrative team numbering 206, including supportive temporary employees. A vibrant living, learning environment invites students across the region and nationally to be part of the university communities in Mayville and its off-site locations. Mayville State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Student athletes, the Comets, compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The university budget is $22.5 million.