The Division of Finance and Administration provides ethical, transparent & innovative services necessary to support Teaching, Learning, Outreach and Research activities.
The Division of Finance and Administration leads as a collaborative partner making administration seamless and efficient, empowering the University to become a Premier Land Grant University.
Our Core Values
We achieve excellence through continuous improvement, assessment, and accountability. We provide excellent services to the University’s faculty, staff, and students to improve the operations in a value-added manner.
We are committed to diversity of community and ideas. We actively seek collaboration and we respect individuals with differing perspectives, backgrounds, and areas of expertise.
We perform our duties in an independent and unbiased manner based on facts obtained from informed analyses of the issues and a clear understanding of the operations.
We exhibit trust, fairness, honesty, respect, and ethical behavior in our service to the University.
We develop creative and innovative approaches to key issues facing the University.
We work alongside University employees to provide services that are effective and efficient.
Our forward-thinking leadership team is made up of dedicated, focused and experienced individuals. Working with each other and with our staff, their knowledge and experience come together to make a difference for South Dakota State University.
Division's Strategic Plan
The Division of Finance and Administration will be a high impact office coordinating and providing accurate, ethical, and strategic administrative services to further South Dakota State University's cutting edge education, research and creative, and stewardship vision.
Imagine 2023: Aspire. Discover. Achieve
South Dakota State University's next strategic plan will be an extensive and collaborative one, actively engaging the campus community and stakeholders to develop a plan rooted in our values as South Dakota's 1862 land-grant university.