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Office of External Affairs

The Executive Commissioner of External Affairs works to develop relationships with state officials and policymakers to improve higher education at NDSU. The commission assists in writing legislation and stays informed about various issues. The commissioner also attends State Board of Higher Education and Interim Higher Education Funding Committee meetings to stay informed on information regarding the North Dakota University System and will testify on NDSU’s behalf when needed. The executive also organizes NDSU's involvement in the North Dakota Student Association (NDSA) by being the head delegate. 

Commission Meetings:

 Tuesdays @ 7:00 p.m. in the Student Government Office

If you have interest in joining ExA commission please contact Landen using the information below.

Contact Information

Landen Einarson, Executive Commissioner of External Affairs
Joseph Vollmer, Assistant Executive Commissioner of External Affairs


Please contact Landen with any student concerns or questions about external affairs. 

Landen Einarson

Executive Commissioner of External Affairs 
Hometown: Grafton, North Dakota 

Why I came to NDSU?: I chose NDSU because Fargo offers the perks of living in a big city while maintaining a small-town feel. 

Favorite NDSU event: NDSU football games. 

Someone I look up to: My dad taught me the value of hard work and perseverance. He has always encouraged me to reach my full potential and has offered his full support in everything I do. 

Post-NDSU plans: As of right now I plan to attend law school. 


Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8460
Campus address: 128 Memorial Union
Physical/delivery address: NDSU Memorial Union, Fargo, ND 58105
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5360 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Executive Commissioner of Technology

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 8:51:19 AM
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