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Alumni and Donors

President's Club

The MSU President's Club is the most prestigious annual giving group within our university. It's about people who are passionate about MSU, and are truly dedicated to partnering with fellow members to serve our students.

For more information regarding the President's Club and how you can become a member, please contact the MSU Advancement Office at 701-858-4158.

Dr. Steven W. Shirley, Ph.D.
Minot State University President

Member Privileges
President's Club members are an elite group who annually demonstrate strong support for students and Minot State University. Members of this club are entitled to special privileges.

The greatest benefit of the President's Club is the pride you experience knowing your dedication to MSU will make a difference in the lives of students. In appreciation of your generosity, the University extends certain benefits, including

  • Insider newsletters from the President regarding current initiatives and campus happenings
  • Invitation to and recognition at the annual luncheon held during Homecoming week
  • A special recognition gift for fist-time members
  • Recognition in the annual President's Report

President's Club Members
Since 2008, Minot State University has recognized its most generous annual donors by welcoming them into the President’s Club. Membership in the President’s Club is open to all donors making annual contributions totaling $1,000 or more to any area of campus.


Lynn W. Aas
Beverly A. Alex
Jay and Dyanne Altringer
Bucky and Linda Anderson
Donald and Joyce Anderson
Donald and Carolyn Andrews
C. R. Arneson
Jim and Kelly Artz
Clara J. Ayers
Jon and Karla Backes
Orlin and Millie Backes
Edward W. Baker
Larry and Deborah Baklenko
Janice L. Barlow
Chuck and Leslie Barney
Mary Lou Bertsch
Steve and Barb Blikre
Byron and Chris Blowers
Kevin and Dione Bohl
Jody and Lori Braasch
Duane and Jeanne Brekke
John Brey
Ted and Joan Brinkman
John and Jean Brown
Frank and Val Bruels
Lyle F. Buchwitz
Randy and Pat Burckhard
Catherine Carlson
Daniel and Tracy Christen
Eric Clausen
Jim Clute and Sherlene Nelson
Charles D. Cunningham
Josh and Kayla Dascher
David and Myrna DeMers
Blaine and Kathy DesLauriers
Janis A. Dislevy *
Grace J. Fisher
Dean and Sara Frantsvog
Thomas and Judy Fredericks
Donna M. Freer-Stannard
David and Sheila Gerding
Gary and Judith Gottschalk
David and Dolly Gowan
Vernon and Marlene Haddeland
Connie R. Hagen
Travis and Brenda Halvorson
Luther and Diann Hanson
Kevin and Leisa Harmon
Jerome A. Harstad
Rick and Andrea Hedberg
Joe and Jackie Hegstad
Timothy D. Henry
Michael and Joan Hill
Jack and Raziye Hoeven
Marita B. Hoffart
Pat and Linda Holien
Kelsey and Erin Holt
Thomas G. Holum
Don and Sherry Hummel
Jim and Karen Jensen
Mike and Deb Jensen
Sherry E. Jensen
John and Ann Jermiason
Adelaide Johnson
Sharon R. Johnson
Pat and Mary Kay Jones
Christopher Jundt
Paul and Patricia Kaald
Risa L. Kanavas
George and Bonny Kemper
Steven and Carol Kettler
Kent and Chelsea Kirkhammer
William A. Koering
John and Peggy Korf
Steve Kottsick
Matt and Keli Kramer
Gene and Judy Krebs
Karen K. Krebsbach
Doris Langager
Tyrone Langager and
     Rita Curl-Langager
Dan and Jeri Langemo
Betty A. Lewis
Pat and Jacqueline Limke
Chris and Denise Lindbo
JoAnn K. Linrud
Darrel and Teresa Loftesnes
Hugh and Deeann Long
Roger and Ann Looyenga
Mike and Nancy Lucy
Karen L. Lund
Jarid and Lynn Lundeen
Wes and Donna Luther
Claude and Gwenlyn Marsh
Doug  Mattson and Penny Miller
Roald and Marilyn Mattson
Scott J. McDaniel
Jim McIntyre
Chad P. McNally
Patrick W. McNally
Tami J. McNally
Stu Melby and Karen Pocha-Melby
Tim and Laura Mihalick
Jeff and Peggy Miller
Jim Montgomery
Jeff and Heather Myers
Alison Myhra
Kelly and Maria Nesheim
John and Cheryl Nilsen
Rodney and Marcia Olson
Lawrence and Vida Mae Petersen
Tom and Mary Probst
Mary B. Quandt
Eric Roberge
Lowell and Carole Romfo
Rod L. Romine
Scott and Linda Ross
Scott and Trudy Ruland
Maynard H. Sandberg
Nell E. Sander
Eric and Stacy Schaeffer
Dave R. Schmitz
Deb, Zachary and Jazmine Schultz
Marv and Barb Semrau
Clint Severson and Conni Ahart
Tom and Anita Seymour
Steven and Jennifer Shirley
Guy and Judith Shobe
Joe and Nancy Siefried
Larry and Patty Silver
Lowell T. Skabo
Robert and JoAnn Skabo
Doris Slaaten
Kerwin and Wendy Sletto
Darryl and Kathy Smette
Shane and Lori Soltis
Mary Lou Soukup
Jason and Catherine Spain
Jock and Lacey Stevick
Richard and Stephanie Strom
Charlotte L. Thiemecke-Floyd
Michelle Kincheloe Tollefson
Rosella Tollefson
Robert K. Torgerson
Burton and Gwendolyn Traub
Darrik and Betsy Trudell
Don and Bonnie Trueblood
Curtis and Irva Undlin
Todd and Heidi Van Dusen
Derek and Camila Van Dyke
Dorothy A. Van Sickle
Larry and Edwina Wahlund
Don and Deb Wahus
F. Bruce and Diane Walker, Jr.
Brock and Glenda Weppler
John and Johnna Westby
Keith and Anne Westlake
Richard K. Westlake
Kim R. Weydahl
Karen White and Julie Geissman
Lorraine J. Willoughby
Jason and Dusty Zimmerman



Advanced Business Methods
Allstate Insurance-Kim Albert Agency
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 26
API Bakken Chapter
Arrowhead Liquors-Lamplighter Lounge
Brady Martz & Associates, PC
Bremer Bank
Clear Channel
Community Rocks, Inc.
Dacotah Bank
EAPC Architects
Enbridge Pipelines ND
Farstad Oil Inc.
First International Bank & Trust
First Western Bank & Trust
Hampton Inn and Suites
Homesteaders Restaurant
Gwen & William Howard
Family Fund
I. Keating, Inc.
Integrity Viking Funds
Investors Mgmt. & Marketing, Inc.
Investors Real Estate Trust
JLG Architects
Knowles Jewelry
Krebsbach Realty
Lowe’s Printing, Inc.
M&S Concessions, Inc.
Magic City Beverage
Magic City Financial Group
Marketplace Foods
Maxson Law Office, PC
McGee, Hankla & Backes, PC
Minot Daily News
Minot Junior Golf Association
Minot MatWrats Wrestling Club
Minot Model Alumni Association
Minot Symphony Association
Monarch Products Company
Montana Dakota Utilities
MSU Alumni Association
MSU Alumni Association Gaming
Newman Outdoor Advertising
North Dakota Guaranty & Title, Co.
Northern Tier Credit Union
Northwest Building Improvement
Overhead Door Company
Papa Murphy’s
Planet Pizza
Power of the Purse
Preferred Restaurant Group, Inc.
Reiten Broadcasting, Inc.
Rockstar Real Estate, Inc.
Rolac Contracting
Roughrider Wrestling Club
Ryan Family Dealerships, Inc.
Sertoma Club of Minot
Sleep Inn
SRT Communications, Inc.
St. Joseph’s Community Health
Stonebridge Farms of Minot
The Grand
The Heritage Singers
The UPS Store
Thompson-Larson Funeral Home
Tires Plus
Tollefson’s Retail Group
Tom and Frances Leach
Foundation Inc.
Town & Country Insurance
Agency, LLC
United Community Bank
     of North Dakota
Vardon Golf Club
Verendrye Electric Coop.
Visit Minot
Wells Fargo-Minot
Western ND Golf, Inc.
WGO Sunny 101
Xcel Energy