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Connect with our staff.

Contact Us

Our staff are eager to assist with any questions you may have about Qualtrics or Group Decision Center facilitated meetings. We strive to answer questions in a timely manner. Often, you will receive a response the same day when you contact us during normal office hours or the next business day, if you contact us after hours or on weekends and holidays.

Below are ways to connect with our staff. We encourage you to follow the Group Decision Center on social media through the Office of Teaching and Learning accounts. 




Mailing Address

Group Decision Center 
Office of Teaching and Learning
North Dakota State University
Dept. 2605 - P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050 U.S.A.

Physical Address

Use this address for package deliveries and for directions to the meeting space.

Group Decision Center
Office of Teaching and Learning
North Dakota State University
1400 Centennial Blvd
Family Life Center, Room 320
Fargo, ND 58102 U.S.A.


Local: (701) 231-6414
Toll-free: +1 (800) 726-1724

Fax: (701) 231-6170

Email: or View Staff List







Jerry Olson

Assistant Director; Information Systems Manager 
Phone: (701) 231-6256

Jerry Olson has worked at NDSU since 1995. He began his career at NDSU in the Distance and Continuing Education Office. He now manages the Group Decision Center, part of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL), and is an expert facilitator for meetings using the MeetingSphere virtual meeting software. Olson is responsible for maintenance, repair, and replacement of technology used by all Office of Teaching and Learning staff. Olson manages the disposal of the office's records in accordance with record retention policies. 




Linda Charlton Gunderson

Technology Coordinator
Phone: 701-231-6414

Linda Charlton Gunderson has worked in the Group Decision Center, a program of the Office of Teaching and Learning, since 2001. Charlton Gunderson is an expert meeting facilitator for the MeetingSphere virtual meeting software. Charlton Gunderson sets up thousands of student rating of instruction (SROI) surveys each semester. She is responsible for collecting course information, setting up each survey, distributing the surveys, and distributing completed survey results to instructors and departments. As the campus expert in Qualtrics survey software she spends a significant amount of time assisting departments and faculty/student researchers in setting up their surveys and teaching them to use advanced features in Qualtrics. Charlton Gunderson sets up or assists in setting up more than 1,500 surveys each semester. 







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