Federal Government Relations (FGR)

The Federal Government Relations program is aimed at accomplishing the following mission:

  • Identifying opportunities to advance the University's research programs through public policy initiatives.
  • In consultation with University leadership, developing policies and a federal legislative agenda that are effective in serving the needs of the University.
  • Coordinating communication between campus faculty and staff with federal legislators and leaders of federal government agencies.
  • Pursuing opportunities to advance the research IT infrastructure of the University.
  • Assisting with continued development of the University's Research and Technology Park.


Kelly A. Rusch, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Creative Activity
1735 Research Park Drive
P.O. Box 5756, NDSU Station
Fargo, ND 58105-5756

E-mail: kelly.rusch@ndsu.edu
Phone: 701. 231.6542
Fax: 701. 231.6736

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Phone: 701.231.8045
Physical/delivery address:  1735 NDSU Research Park Drive/Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address:  P.O. Box 6050—Dept. 4000/Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: RCA