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James Taggart

portrait of  James Taggart


Graphic Designer

Office Building

Communications Center



Mailing Address

Communications Center 105
University Marketing & Communications-Box 2230
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Jim Taggart has been a graphic designer at University Marketing and Communications for 26 years (1982-84, 1990-present). He has a B.A. degree in history from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion which is also his hometown.

Jim is an avid reader of history and biography especially of the 20th century. He is a long-time auto racing fan and does research into auto racing history of the region. Jim also sends a lot of time in the summer on his bike on the roads of Brookings county.


Bachelor of Arts in history, University of South Dakota, 1972

Work Experience

Jim Taggart has worked a graphic designer for over 35 years including time at South Dakota Public Television in Vermillion, Harold's Printing Company in Brookings, South Dakota State University and various freelance projects.