DSU names new Provost and Senior VP for Academic and Student Affairs
Dakota State University

Dakota State University in Madison has named a new Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.  Dr. Rebecca Hoey will start as DSU’s Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs on June 22nd. 

Hoey has a long history in higher education.  Her experience includes many years at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, including serving as Dean of the Graduate School and Adult Learning. She is currently Associate Vice President of Academic Programming with the South Dakota Board of Regents.

Hoey said she looks forward to several efforts, including the opportunity for growth, building and sustaining high quality professional programs, nurturing a strong faculty, and most importantly, serving students at all levels.

Hoey said she is excited to be back in Madison, where she attended Garfield Elementary and her father worked in the DSU Business department. 

She is a graduate of Wayne State College with a B.S. in Education, and she has a master’s degree in Education from St. Mary’s University – Winona campus.  Hoey also earned her doctorate from USD in curriculum and instruction.




June 1, 2022