Klassy hired as Veterans Center director
David Klassy has been named Veterans Center director at Minot State University, Richard Jenkins, vice president for student affairs announced. He began June 6.
"We are delighted to hire someone as experienced as David Klassy as the first director of the new Minot State University Veterans Center," Jenkins said. "With his extensive military background, we anticipate providing a high level of service to an expanding population of active duty military members, veterans and their dependents as they seek to use their educational benefits at Minot State University."
Previously a casualty assistance representative at Minot Air Force Base, Klassy provided counseling on benefits and rights for veterans and their families. Prior to that, he advised military personnel and their dependents in readiness services such as relocation and transition assistance. Klassyís 20 year career in the United States Air Force demanded skills in financial and technology management, project coordination, leadership and communication.
"Most of my career both in and out of the Air Force has involved serving people," Klassy said. "I am honored to be given the opportunity to serve current and future veterans and their families in utilizing their benefits to pursue their education at Minot State University."
Klassy earned his bachelorís degree in business from Wilmington College and a Masterís degree in Information Resource Management from Central Michigan University. He and his wife, Donita, live in Mohall and have two daughters.
Klassy is past President and past Adjunct for American Legion Post 52 in Mohall, Life member Air Force Sergeantís Association, and member of the Mohall Fire Department.