Faculty Committed to Your Success

The interior design professors at NDSU are NCIDQ certified interior designers who have years of professional experience in the interior design industry and are committed to your success as you work toward becoming a professional interior designer.  We bring a variety of vital contacts from the industry into the classroom and connect students with professionals through field trips, hands-on activities, studio projects, and service-learning projects. 

NDSU interior design professors are dedicated to creating connections and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for you to thrive.  Through critiques, guest critiques, industry tours, guest speakers, technology courses, and a hands-on learning experiences you will be well-prepared to work in this everchanging industry.  Connections to the interior design industry are made every day in the classroom, leading to mentorships, internships, and real-world job opportunities around the world for our students.

We facilitate incredible opportunities to ensure our students have a rewarding and diverse student experience.  Our greatest achievement is the success of the students we teach whether they are in our classroom or a professional working in the interior design industry.



ID Program Coordinator

Susan Ray-Degges
Title: Professor/Interior Design Program Coordinator
Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178E
Phone: 701-231-7218
E-mail: susan.raydegges@ndsu.edu

Aletha Lippay
Title: Professor of Practice
Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178G
Phone: (701) 231-7355
E-mail: aletha.lippay@ndsu.edu

Ann Marie Ragan
Title:Senior Lecturer
Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178H
Phone: 701-231-7359
E-mail: ann.ragan@ndsu.edu



Meet one-on-one!

Interior Design Program Coordinator
Susan Ray-Degges
E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-7218
Email: susan.raydegges@ndsu.edu

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