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Dan Langemo named MSU major gifts officer

Dan Langemo has been named the new major gifts officer at Minot State University. Langemo was previously employed by First Western Bank for 16 years and retired as its vice president and trust officer July 31. He assumed his new MSU duties Sept. 1.

“Mr. Langemo possesses an impressive background in business, community service and a genuine commitment to the people in our community and to Minot State,” said Marv Semrau, vice president for advancement. “Dan works so well with people and will bring those abilities to MSU.”

Semrau said he is impressed by Langemo’s understanding of the critical role the university plays in Minot and in the region.

“My wife, Jerlyn, and daughter, Katie, are graduates, and Karen, our youngest daughter, is a senior at MSU. The Minot community is proud of its university, and I’m pleased to have the opportunity to build on that pride and strong tradition of support,” Langemo said. “I look forward to working with President Shirley, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Minot State.”

A Valley City native, Langemo attended Valley City State University and is a 1975 graduate of the University of North Dakota. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Minot and a past chair of the Ambassadors Committee of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves as fund manager for the Minot Symphony Association Endowment Fund and serves on the board of the Minot Public School Foundation. Langemo belongs to the MSU Beaver Boosters Club and is chair-elect of the MSU Board of Regents. For question, contact Langemo at

Published: 08/28/15

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