Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Ron Larsen
Interim Chancellor

Ron Larsen became Interim Chancellor of Montana State University Billings in January 2017. Prior to this appointment, Larsen served as MSU associate provost, where he was a key member of the senior management team in the MSU Office of Academic Affairs. As part of the position, he also served as the university's accreditation liaison officer with the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities, responsible for the successful regional accreditation of MSU in Bozeman. Larsen has also been responsible for assessment, program review, curriculum, state initiatives, the MSU academic catalog and union negotiations.

 

Larsen also served as interim dean of the MSU Graduate School in 2012-2013.

 

Before assuming the associate provost position, Larsen served as a MSU faculty member since 1985 and as head of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 2002. He also was chair of MSU's Faculty Council in 2000-2001. He has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from MSU and a doctorate in chemical engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. As head of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Larsen wrote the department’s self-study report for two accreditation visits, and he has participated as a member and chair of NWCCU accreditation teams.  

Dr. Ron Larsen
Dr. Ron Larsen


 

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