Valley City State University campus successes

October 5, 2017

VCSU garners No. 1 ranking among public regional colleges in Midwest

Valley City State University has garnered the No. 1 ranking among public regional colleges in the Midwest in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report Best College rankings. VCSU—which also earned the No. 1 ranking in 2017, 2016, 2013 and 2012—tied the University of Minnesota Crookston for the top position in the 2018 rankings. VCSU has now been ranked a U.S. News “Best College” for 20 consecutive years.


VCSU sets enrollment records

Valley City State University has set enrollment records with a total headcount of 1,522 and an undergraduate headcount of 1,372, according to official numbers released by the university for Fall Term 2017. The total enrollment figure of 1,522 surpasses the previous record of 1,452 set in Fall 2016, while the undergraduate mark of 1,372 exceeds the previous record of 1,369 from 1970. “Our record enrollment is an indicator of the robust learning environment that students, faculty and staff have created together at VCSU,” said President Tisa Mason.


Bass named NAIA Faculty Athletics Representative of the Year

Dave Bass, assistant professor in the VCSU School of Education and Graduate Studies, has been named the 2017 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Wally Schwartz Faculty Athletics Representative of the Year. Bass has served as VCSU’s Faculty Athletics Representative for more than 20 years, acting as a liaison between the athletic department and the institution as well as handling eligibility and academic questions. Bass will be presented with the national award at the NAIA Convention next April in Kansas City.