Dr. Beth Ingram began her role as Provost at North Dakota State University in July 2014. Dr. Ingram received her BS (with Honors and Distinction) in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Iowa in 1981, and her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 1986. Dr. Ingram’s academic career began at Cornell University, where she was an Assistant Professor of Economics, 1986-88. Since 1988, she has been at the University of Iowa. She has held the title of C. Woody Thompson Professor of Economics (2006-2010) and Henry B. Tippie Professor (2010–2014), both at the University of Iowa.
Dr. Ingram's research interests and publications have focused, among other things, on Macroeconomics and Econometrics. Her academic experience is highlighted by her stellar publication record, editorship of leading and influential journals in her field, and over $670,000 in NSF and university grants. Dr. Ingram is an award winning teacher, and her teaching repertoire includes undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring (students and faculty), and chairing thesis committees.
In terms of administrative leadership and service, Dr. Ingram has worn many hats. She has held a number of administrative positions at the University of Iowa: among these are Director, Institute for Economic Research; Chair, Department of Economics; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs; and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education. Dr. Ingram’s record of university service (Task Force on Student Success, Experiential Learning Council, Gender Equity Task Force, to cite only a few) is equally matched by her service to her profession (NSF Panelist, External Program Reviewer). Dr. Ingram brings exemplary academic credentials and administrative experience to her role as Provost at NDSU.
Beth Ingram, Provost