Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Erik Kana

Dr. Erik Kana

Dr. Erik Kana began as the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs in January 2018. He works closely with Dr. Geller to support the mission and vision of Minot State University.

As part of his role, he oversees the following areas:

Dr. Kana is involved in other areas across campus that support the academic affairs of the institution:

  • Academic advising
  • New Student Orientation and Welcome Weekend programming
  • Starfish
  • Retention efforts
  • Head of the Teacher Education Unit

Prior to becoming the Assistant Vice President, Dr. Kana was a faculty member in and Chair of the Department of Teacher Education and Kinesiology.  He earned a Ph.D. in Teacher Education from the University of North Dakota in 2014. He is also a Minot State University alum, having earned a Master’s of Education degree in 2009.

Office: Administration Building 366B
Email: erik.kana@minotstateu.edu
Phone: (701) 858-3064