President Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr.
President Dr. Tom Jackson Jr.
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Each day I get to work with scientists, and future scientists; teachers, and future teachers; business leaders, and future business leaders; and artists in all fields. It is my sincere privilege and honor to serve as the 10th president of Black Hills State University.

I welcome you to Black Hills State University. Prospective students, current students, alumni, faculty, staff members, parents, neighbors, friends, and visitors, you are valued as a part of our community.

We are known for our excellence in teacher preparation. Our business program is regarded amongst the top five percent of business programs worldwide. We are proud to serve the largest number of veterans of any university in the state. Our international program is growing rapidly.

Black Hills State University is the cultural and intellectual center for the Black Hills. We embody and embrace the spirit of the hills – natural beauty, hope, and adventure.

Inspire. Engage. Innovate. Imagine.

Welcome to Black Hills State University.

Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr.

President, Black Hills State University
605-642-6111 (Office)


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