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Specialties: Fund raising, marketing and public relations, strategic planning, accreditation, president/provost assessment, team building and athletics
About Dr. Kay Schallenkamp
Dr. Kay Schallenkamp retired in 2014 as Black Hills State University (BHSU). She previously served as president at Emporia State University in Kansas and held administrative positions at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Chadron State College in Nebraska.
During Dr. Schallenkamp’s successful tenure at BHSU, the university experienced increased enrollment and improved graduation rates, added several new undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and raised additional grant funding and private contributions for scholarships. She successfully completed the university’s first major gifts campaign and increased annual fund raising from $500K per year to moe than $8 million. Committed to environmental issues, Dr. Schallenkamp was the first president of a South Dakota university to join the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment. The university was South Dakota’s first to offer a master’s degree in sustainability.
Dr. Schallenkamp has led accreditation teams in Japan and England and was a member of a consulting team to the Minister of Education of the United Arab Emirates. She also has served on numerous committees and task forces for professional organizations at the national and state level.