President Search

BHSU President Search


The South Dakota Board of Regents invites nominations for and inquiries and applications from highly talented and motivated individuals interested in assuming a transformational leadership opportunity as President of Black Hills State University (BHSU). The president will serve as the chief executive officer of BHSU and will be responsible for successful leadership of all facets of the institution.

Black Hills State University is the third largest institution in the South Dakota unified system of public higher education and the largest university in the “west river” region. Located near the Black Hills of South Dakota in Spearfish, with an additional campus in nearby Rapid City, BHSU is home to 3,858 students, 131 full-time and 86 adjunct faculty, and 243 staff members.

BHSU is a comprehensive institution offering 65 bachelors, nine masters, and seven associate degree programs through three colleges: the 
College of Liberal Arts, the College of Business and Natural Sciences, and the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences.