University President

Mary Kate Martin | May 12, 2014 | Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters

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When Amy Novak '93 and her family finally settled in Mitchell, South Dakota in 2003, she cold-called Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU), asking for a job.

They had an opening for a director of a government grant, and Novak was hired for the position. Within seven months, she was able to secure more than $1 million in additional grant money for low-income, first-generation students. From there, Novak quickly moved up the ranks.

In June 2013, she was installed as the university’s first female president.

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