Knowlton farewell February 9th

Alumni, friends, community members and the Dakota State University family are invited to a farewell for President Douglas Knowlton and his wife, Sharon, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012.

A reception will take place at the Dakota Prairie Playhouse, 5:30-7:00 p.m., with a brief program at 6:00 p.m.

No RSVP is required for the receptions. Free parking will be available in front of the Dakota Prairie Playhouse. In lieu of gifts, donations may be made to the “Dr. Douglas and Sharon Knowlton Endowment” at the DSU Foundation, 820 N Washington Ave, Madison, SD 57042.

After 8 years as DSU president, Knowlton will leave the University to assume the role of Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU) on Feb. 13.

For additional information about the receptions, contact Linda Brozik in the Office of President at 605-256-5136 or

Last Updated: 1/26/12