Assistant vice president to head American Indian resource program
Jaclynn Davis-Wallette, assistant vice president for equity, diversity and global outreach at NDSU, was named president of the Higher Education Resource Organization for Students, also known as HEROS. The program fosters cooperation and collaboration among North Dakota tribal colleges and North Dakota University System institutions along with other agencies dedicated to increasing the numbers of American Indian students attending and graduating from institutions of higher education in North Dakota.
HEROS promotes the delivery of quality student support services in the areas of recruitment, retention, financial aid, academic advisement, orientation, admissions, registration, housing, cultural sensitivity and advocacy.
HEROS has approximately 150 active members and is governed by a board of directors, which includes representatives of both tribal and state agencies.
For more information about HEROS, contact Evelyn Klimpel in the Office of Student Development at Minot State University at 701-858-4341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.