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Dr. Richard Hanson - Profile

Work Experience: Administration

Bemidji State University

President 2010-present

North Dakota State University

President 2009-2010

Waldorf College

President 2005-2009

Augustana College

Vice President for Academic Affairs And Dean of the College 1995-2005

North Dakota State University

Associate Vice President For Academic Affairs 1992-1995
Associate Director of Human Development, North Dakota Extension Service 1991-1992
Department Chair, Child Development and Family Science 1983-1987
Director, Family Studies Institute 1984-1987

California State University

Chico Department Chair, Home Economics 1979-1980

North Dakota State University

Vice President for Academic Affairs (Interim) 1995
Dean, College of University Studies (Interim) 1994-1995

Work Experience: Teaching

Waldorf College

Honors Seminar on Leadership 2006-present

Augustana College

Professor, Sociology - Sociology of the Family, The Gender Knot (Capstone Course), New Student Seminar, Reproduction and the Family: Scientific, Sociological and Religious Perspectives (Capstone Course) 1997-2005

North Dakota State University

Marriage and the Family, Children and Divorce, Children of Contemporary Crisis, Child Abuse, Men Masculinity Fathering, Family Crisis, Single Parent Families, Family Relations, Issues in Child Discipline, Children and Death, Children and Grief, Guidance of Children, Introduction to Family Studies, Adolescent Development, Family Development, Introduction to Family Therapy, Building Effective Learning & Teaching Relationships, Current Issues: Child Development 1980-1993

California State University

Child Development, Marriage and the Chico Family, Children and Divorce, Children of Contemporary Crisis, Child Abuse, Family Relations, Observation of Children 1974-1980

Work Experience: Accreditation

  • HLC/NCA - The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (Comprehensive visits, focused visits, team chair, Accreditation Review Council)
  • AAUW - American Association of University Women
  • NCATE - National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • ECA - SD Department Education and Cultural Affairs
  • CED - Council on Education of the Deaf
  • NLN - National League of Nursing
  • CCNE - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • SDBN - South Dakota Board of Nursing
  • AMA (MT & X-ray T) - American Medical Association for Medical Technology and X-ray Technology
  • ACS - Committee on Professional Training for the American Chemical Society
  • NASM - National Association for Schools of Music
  • CSWE - Council on Social Work Education
  • AHEA - American Home Economics Association
  • NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • CAAHEP - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Work Experience: Boards of Directors

  • Member (six years) and President for one term of the Board of Directors for the Village Family Service Center, Fargo, ND.
  • Member of the 4-H foundation Board of Directors, North Dakota State University
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the Center for Western Studies, Augustana College
  • Served as a Member of the Advisory Board for the Children's Theatre Company of Sioux Falls
  • Advisor to the Augustana College Board of Regents
  • Advisor to the Board of Directors for the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation
  • Current member of the Board of Regents, Waldorf College
  • Current Member of the Forest City Economic Development Board of Directors
  • Member of the Community Screening Committee for the Selection of the Superintendent of Schools of the Forest City Community School District
  • Chair, Midwest Collegiate Conference Council of Presidents
  • Member, NAIA Council of Presidents
  • Member, Iowa College Foundation Board of Directors
  • Member, Iowa Association of Private Colleges and Universities Board of Directors
  • Vice-Chair and Chair-elect of the Lutheran Educational Consortium of North America (LECNA)

Work Experience: Other

New York Football Giants Professional Football 1971, part of 1972

Graduate Assistant Football Coach, North Dakota State U. Part of 1972

Education and Training

University of California, Davis Ph.D. in Applied Behavioral Science 1980
Dissertation: "Quality of Life in Mexican-American Families of the San Joaquin Valley"
Honors: Selected for University of California Regents' Fellowship

North Dakota State University M.S. in Child Development and Family Relations 1974

North Dakota State University B.A. Sociology 1971
Second Major: Child Development and Family Relations

Haynes Mediation Institute Certification in Family Mediation 1986

Institute for Cultural and Ecumenical Research. St. John's University, Collegeville, MN.
Resident Scholar 1988-89
Focus: Christian Fundamentalism and Public Policy for Children

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Learning
Consultant-Evaluator, Visit Team Chair 1995 -

EMPHASIS: Advancement and Fund Raising

  1. Chair, Campus Division. North Dakota State University Centennial Campaign. $8.75 million development campaign (Goals: endowed chairs, center for biotechnology, scholarships, faculty development programs.)
  2. Assist the VP for Advancement and the President in the formation of the current development campaign (facilities, faculty priorities and scholarship support) at Augustana College.
  3. Active fund-raiser for the Center for Western Studies at Augustana College (also a member of the Board of Directors).
  4. Active role in planning, designing and creating a fund-raising network for the Augustana College Center for the Visual Arts and the remodeling/renovating of the Augustana College Gilbert Science Center (Project Kaleidoscope consultancy used)
  5. Helped complete the existing campaign at Waldorf College, 2005-2006 ($23 million)
  6. Hired an advancement consultant for Waldorf College
  7. Lead planning team member for the "Lift High the Torch" campaign for Waldorf College ($75 million)
  8. Acquired the single largest gift in the history of Waldorf College ($6 million)
  9. Designed and carried out the Waldorf 2010 initiative which resulted in, among other things, the creation of the Waldorf College Foundation
  10. The Waldorf College Foundation is nearing $1 million in assets (been in existence 18 months)
  11. Acquired funds to complete a new campus entrance, a new microbiology laboratory, a new Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, new academic offices for Theatre faculty and a new bookstore
  12. Designed and carried out the Waldorf College Summit - a one day summit of stakeholders, Regents and Foundation Board members. Raised in cash and pledges $13 million.
  13. We have set records for annual-fund giving in two of the last three years at Waldorf College.

EMPHASIS: Enrollment Management

  1. Worked with several enrollment consulting firms over the years including Stamats, Hardwick-Day and Associates
  2. Developed recruiting protocols at Augustana College and Waldorf College, using both traditional and non-traditional means (technology, home pages, texting and so on).
  3. At both Augustana College and Waldorf College worked on systems for retaining students using data driven strategies (NSSE).

EMPHASIS: Legislative Involvement

  1. Worked closely with legislators in North Dakota (both in-session and with interim committees) primarily on the higher education budget. Attended hearings, testified, and worked for the university system goals.
  2. In Iowa, developed close relationships with legislators around the issues affecting higher education, particularly private higher education. Most of the work was around budgetary matters, in particular the Iowa Tuition Grant. Organized legislative forums on campus twice a year and participated in activities at the state capital during the legislative session.

EMPHASIS: Planning

  1. Implemented Strategic Planning Initiatives - College strategic planning linked to fiscal management and institutional priorities is vitally important to achieving the desired goals and aspirations of the institution. I provided leadership for a campus-wide strategic planning effort that builds upon the shared fundamental values of the college. These planning efforts have included (at Augustana College):
    • The Augustana College Facilities Master Plan
    • The Augustana College Personnel Master Plan
    • The Augustana College Academic Master Plan
    • The Augustana College Library Master Plan
    • The Augustana College Technology Plan
    • The Augustana College Taskforce to implement the Academic Master Plan
  2. Formed and led the Strategic Planning Taskforce at Waldorf College and developed the "Building to Tomorrow" plan. This plan produced six strategic initiatives, with 58 action tasks, an accountability matrix, a time line and an estimated cost for enacting the strategic plan. Driven by the shared fundamental values of the college, work here included the primary priorities of raising academic standards, promoting teaching excellence, increasing academic scholarship, promoting diversity and multicultural education, and enhancing service excellence.
  3. At North Dakota State University, I chaired the College and University Academic Affairs Committee, Co-Chaired the University General education Reform Committee, numerous committee assignments across the university as the representative from the academic affairs office, on the Technology Committee for many years (helped plan our investment with the internet), and several system-wide (North Dakota University System) committees, e.g., Academic Affairs, Articulation and Transfer Credit Committee, Faculty Development Committee, and others.
  4. Academic Building and Renovation: Helped with the improvement of learning facilities (student learning-centered focused campus). During the past thirteen years, I have been heavily involved in the planning, promotion and fund-raising for several new capital construction projects at Augustana College in which my staff and I have played a key role: The Madsen Center (social sciences), The Edith Mortenson Center (theatre arts), and the Humanities Center, as well as the buildings contained in the current "Lift High the Torch" campaign at Waldorf College, The Center for Faith and Reason (Chapel and performing arts center), Timberland Apartments (for senior students living on campus) and The Fitness Center, a large addition to our existing field house.

EMPHASIS: Marketing, Public Relations and Branding

  1. Beginning in August of 2008, Waldorf College has started an intensive, 18 month marketing and branding effort. For our students and for the financial stability of the college, this year means we will create a distinctive market presence for the college, discovering ways to convey value (of the Waldorf College experience) through marketing, and discovering and implementing ways to improve the efficiency and focus of our advertising.
  2. Our goals:
    • Establish a Marketing Department to support the needs of a baccalaureate institution
    • Focus the campus community's brand management efforts
    • Assist with Message Management regarding the Academic Restructure
    • To date at least three important lessons have been learned:
  3. Waldorf has been many things to many people in its recent history. Many false starts have confused prospective students, alumni, staff, faculty and the community and created cynicism and confusion. The new brand direction has already started to energize our constituents with a single, coherent brand message and language.
  4. The new brand direction is building upon strong relationships created at Waldorf and how they help create an engaging and meaningful life experience while in college and after. A new brand direction is being communicated and expressed with every touch point at the College.
  5. Created an action/advisory group of alums (the "Brain Trust") to aid our marketing and branding efforts. We hope to benefit from their insight in a consulting role as we implement strategies to communicate our brand. Their functions:
    • Provide informed feedback regarding Waldorf's foundational branding document.
    • Offer instructive advice regarding implementation of message strategies.
    • Provide input regarding possible low cost / no cost strategies.
    • Contribute personal capital to assure positive outcomes for Waldorf College's branding efforts.

EMPHASIS: Specific Campus Issues

Diversity and Globalism

My accomplishments in the area of diversity have focused on increasing under represented faculty, staff and students, building an environment of inclusiveness, demonstrating a deep commitment to multicultural diversity, and promoting an understanding of how a global culture has impacted and enriched our lives. Intertwined with this is the critical need to recruit and retain under represented faculty, staff and students. Specific accomplishments:

  • Established the Augustana College Diversity Committee and Task Force
  • Resulted in the 1999-2000 diversity agenda for Augustana College
  • Resulted in the first ever Augustana Diversity Conference, March 2000
  • Resulted in a plan for diversity training for students and an expansion of diversity training for all members of the faculty
  • Resulted in a commitment by the admissions office to actively pursue minority student recruiting

At Waldorf College we have consistently recruited from eight to ten percent of our student body from other countries. In addition, the college actively recruits persons of color and under-represented minorities resulting in a population of international students and students of color accounting for more that 20% of our total student population.

Faculty Development

Worked to provide faculty development and program improvement on campus - This effort included a program of gender equity salary initiatives for the faculty; an early retirement program for faculty; an academic program review process, increased the faculty academic research fund from zero to $50,000 annually, developed and had approved a new Faculty Grievance process.

International Programs

Germany, 1997. Purpose of the trip: Worked on ties to the International School of Potsdam (for student teaching possibilities), worked with the city of Potsdam for the Sister Cities Association, and met with officials from the University of Potsdam arranging for student and faculty exchange programs.

  • Resulted in student teacher placements in Potsdam
  • Resulted in the development of our Regents' Potsdam Program

Norway, 1999. Purpose of the trip: Worked on enhancing our connections to the University of Oslo Summer Program, resident programs at the state university in Lillehammer, and signed formal agreements for student exchange with the teachers' college in Trondheim.

Service and Service Learning

Created the Augustana College Service Learning Initiative

  • Resulted in a successful grant proposal to support pilot project in service learning
  • Resulted in the Summer 1999 and Summer 2000 Service-Learning Mini-Grant Program
  • Resulted in all-day faculty seminars led by experts on service learning resulted in continuing efforts to enhance service learning (efforts include two more grant proposals for additional funding and work to create a service learning coordinator for the campus)

At Waldorf College, created the standing Committee on Vocation and Service - The Waldorf College Committee on Vocation and Service fosters an ethos of engagement, discernment and service through programmatic development on campus, with(in) the community of Forest City and with(in) distant communities.

Guided by the college's expectation that every student, faculty, and staff person within this academic community will be indelibly marked by the call to learn, live, and serve, the work of the CVS is rooted in a theological understanding of vocation, anchored in the interdependence of human communities both near and far, motivated by the transformative power of service, and driven by a pursuit of excellence.

To this end, the CVS intentionally and pro-actively encourages, empowers, and promotes service-based engagement beyond the self for the greater good - service-based engagement that cultivates growth in individual and communal responsibility for the needs of the neighbor. The major accomplishment to date of the CVS has been the Waldorf College 50 Days of Service project, now in its third year.

Also at Waldorf College is the "Go-Green Committee." I chair the committee. Started in August of 2008. Our theme this year is "Live Purple. Go Green." and our efforts will focus on environmentally friendly ways of serving. The college formed a Going Green Committee of staff and students to work with the Forest City School District to see what it could do to be more environmentally friendly.

Other Administrative Experience

Village Family Service Center, Fargo, ND: I served on the Board for six years and was Chairman of the Board for three years. Details: In my term as chair we designed and built a new building for this multi-state social service agency; I was deeply involved in non-profit budget development, close work with the endowment arm of the agency, the Village Foundation, as well as advocacy work with legislators and federal officials.

Family Studies Institute at NDSU: I was the founding director of this family service agency on the campus of NDSU. Primary administrative work was fund raising for the Institute as well as work with existing agencies for referral and program development.

Work within the North Dakota University System focused on system articulation, system funding and program development issues. North Dakota Extension Service: Focused on developing program linkages and support services for extension employees and their constituents across the state of North Dakota. Also served in an academic department fully linked with the extension service and participated in developing joint programming.

Legislative Experience: (North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa) Worked closely with individual members of the legislature, legislative committees around the issues of budgets, program development (human services) and higher education funding and programming.

Sioux Falls Area Foundation: Work focused on city-wide programming for youth.

Forest City, Iowa: "Grow Forest City" branding effort along with work with the Forest City Economic Development Authority (board member).

Books and Monographs

Hanson, R., & Waskey, F. H. (1976). Report on the self-study project of the Home Economics Department. Chico, CA: Office of Institutional Research.

Hanson, R., Roberts, J., & Armstrong, S. (1977). Report on the self-study project of the Child Development Program. Chico, CA: Office of Institutional Research.

Hawkes, G., Hanson, R., & Smith, J. (1980). Quality of life: Perspective and review. Ames, IA: Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.

Hanson, R., & Reynolds, R. (1980). Child development: Concepts, issues and readings. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing.

Hanson, R., & Martinson, R. (1987). Single Parent Families: A Workshop Guide. Fargo, ND: Family Studies Institute.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Clementson, J. and Hanson, R. (1998). A collaborative liberal arts graduate cohort program in teaching and technology: Lessons learned. NCA Quarterly, v72 n4, Spring, p451-456.

Cummings, K., Peterson, L., Hanson, R. and Dragna, J. (1996). The Aggie and the Ecstasy: General Education Reform in a Land-Grant University. The Journal of General Education, v45 n4 p319-34.

Hanson, R. (1991). The development of moral reasoning: Some observations about Christian fundamentalism. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 19(3), 43-50.

Hanson, R. (1990). Initial parenting attitudes of pregnant adolescents and a comparison with the decision about adoption. Adolescence, 25(99), 629-643.

Hanson, R. (1989). Religion and the family: The case of Christian fundamentalism. Family Science Review, 2(4), 1-12.

Hanson, R. (1986). Parent education in the 80's: Suggestions for development. Journal of Vocational Home Economics Education, 3(Summer), 3.

Hanson, R., & Mullis, R. (1986). Intergenerational transfer of normative parental attitudes. Psychological Reports, 59, 711-714.

Hanson, R., & Hawkes, G. (1986). A multi-level study of life quality and family satisfaction in Mexican-Americans. In J. Hafstrom (Ed.), Quality of Life: A compendium (pp. 30-42). Urbana, IL: Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station.

Hanson, R., & Mullis, R. (1985). Age and gender differences in empathy and moral reasoning among adolescents. Child Study Journal, 15(3), 181-88.

Hanson, R., & Mullis, R. (1984). Moral reasoning in offender and non-offender youth. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 144, 295-296.

Hanson, R. (1984). Families helping families: A review and analysis. In N. Stinnett, et al. (Eds.), Family Strengths (Vol. 5, pp. 343-357). Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Mullis, R., & Hanson, R. (1984). Adult judgment of delinquent and nondelinquent adolescent moral reasoning. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 14(4).

Hanson, R., & Light, H. (1983). Home economics teachers: A life course analysis. Journal of Vocational Home Economics Education, 1(4), 23-27.

Light, H., & Hanson, R. (1983). Vocational home economics teachers: A comparative analysis of role commitment and tension resolution. Journal of Vocational Home Economics Education, 1(2), 34-37.

Light, H., Hanson, R., & Hertsgaard, D. (1983). The role of women in the farming operation. North Dakota Farm Research Journal, 41(2), 25- 26.

Light, H., Hertsgaard, D., & Hanson, R. (1983). Isolation of North Dakota farm women: Myth or reality. North Dakota Farm Research Journal, 41(3), 30-33.

Mullis, R., & Hanson, R. (1983). Perspective taking in offender and non-offender youth. Adolescence, 18(72), 831-36.

Hanson, R., & Mammen, S. (1982). Theoretical and methodological issues in the study of energy development and its effects on the quality of family living. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee.

Light, H., & Hanson, R. (1982). North Dakota women in the occupational world: Commitment, worries and coping. Farm Research Journal, 40(2), 14-17.

Other Publications

Hanson, R. (1991). Children and families: Negotiating the transition from the 1980s to the 1990s. In Global Consumer in Transition: Challenging the Contradictions Proceedings from the First Annual Consumer Lecture Series, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Hanson, R. (1990, Sept.). Stepfathers: The Challenges. Fargo, ND: Parental Guidance.

Hanson, R. (1990, Oct.). Stepfathers: Overcoming the Obstacles. Fargo, ND: Parental Guidance.

Hanson, R., Link, A., & Jensen, C. (1990). Child Care in North Dakota: A Feasibility Study. Fargo, ND: The Family Studies Institute, North Dakota State University.

Hanson, R. (1989, April 13). The place of children in a kinder and gentler America. Transcription of a lecture. Collegeville, MN: Institute for Cultural and Ecumenical Research.

Hanson, R. (1988, Oct. 4). The syndrome of Christian fundamentalism: The impact of public policy for children. Transcription of a lecture. Collegeville, MN: Institute for Cultural and Ecumenical Research.

Hanson, R. (1986). Fatherhood in the 80s: A curriculum for a course for new fathers. Fargo, ND: St. Lukes Hospitals.

Trygstad, D., & Hanson, R. (1985). Child abuse in North Dakota: Supporting the children's trust fund (slide-tape presentation). Bismarck, ND: ND Department of Human Services.

Dittman, J., Hanson, R., Harrington, A., Overland, W., Taffee, G., & Wanner, D. (1984). Teaching and learning: A matter of style. Fargo, ND: NDSU Faculty Development Institute.

Hanson, R., & Light, H. (1982). What do home economics teachers think about women's rights? Illinois Teacher, 26(2), 5-7.

Light, H., & Hanson, R. (1982, May). A profile of North Dakota vocational home economics teachers. Bismarck, ND: ND Vocational Education Newsletter.

Light, H., & Hanson, R. (1982). The emotional well-being of North Dakota nurses. Bismarck, ND: The Prairie Rose.

Conference Presentations

Wagoner, R., Hanson, R. and Waddell, J. (2003). Faculty Attitudes About Vocation. 67th Annual Conference of the Association of Lutheran College Faculties. October 3-4.

Hanson, R., Wagoner, R. and Rotondo, J. (2002). Faculty Attitudes About Vocation: A National Study of Church Affiliated Liberal Arts Colleges. National Lutheran Deans' Conference, November 16-18.

Hanson, R. (2003) Domestic Violence: Implications in a World Without Borders. The Peace Prize Forum (Fifteenth Annual). Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. February 14-15.

Hanson, R. (2002) Community Assessment of Domestic Violence in North Dakota: Data From Twenty Counties in the State of North Dakota. North Dakota Council on Abused Women=s Services Conference: Now and Then: A Reflection on Yesterday, a Forecast for Tomorrow. October 28-29.

Clementson, J. and Hanson, R. (1998) A Collaborative Graduate Program in Teaching and Technology: Lessons Learned. Annual Meeting of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. March 30.

Hanson, R. (1997). Children Today: Loving Environments for Growth. South Dakota Association for Gifted Children. March 21.

Hanson, R. & Will, K. Striving for Peace: From Family to International Security. From National to Common Security: The Peace Prize Forum (Eighth Annual). Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. Feb. 24, 1996.

Jackman, D. and Hanson, R. Instructional Development Programs and the New Definitions of Faculty Work. American Association of Higher Education Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards (annual meeting). Phoenix, AZ. January, 1995.

Borkowski, E.Y., Anderson, N., Hanson, R., Maki, W., and Tareski, V. Creating a multimedia infrastructure for faculty development. Ed-Media 94, June 25-30, 1994, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Rogers, D., Cater, C., Clambey, G., Garrison, M., Hanson, R., Harrold, R., Henderson, W., Keogh, A., and Lindgren, E. (1993) Education for Interdisciplinary, Multicultural and International Understanding. (annual meeting). 1993 Frontiers in Education Conference, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Link, A., & Hanson, R. (1991). Escaping welfare: A longitudinal analysis of the efficacy of a self-reliance program (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1991a). The doorway to poverty: Welfare participation and economic realities of adolescent single parent families (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Olson, J., & Hanson, R. (1991b). Exploring the relationship between rational/emotive expressiveness and vulnerability in men: A test of the Gilligan model (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year). (accepted for presentation, withdrawn)

Hanson, R. (1991c). Collaborative learning and the challenge of re-storying the professor-student relationship (Faculty Development Conference, Feb.). Minneapolis, MN: Bush Foundation Regional Collaboration in Faculty Development.

Guida, S., & Hanson, R. (1990). A social-ecological understanding of an adolescent mother's decision to place her baby for adoption (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1990a). Christian fundamentalism: Emerging perspectives for family intervention (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1990b). The place of world view and ideology in family therapy: Treatment issues (Family Therapy Training Project). Fargo, ND: Family Studies Institute.

Hanson, R. (1987). Perceptions of parental support and their relation to attitudes about parenting (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1986). The intergenerational transfer of normative parental attitudes (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1985). The relationship between religious beliefs and moral reasoning (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1984b). Families with retarded children (annual meeting). Lincoln, NE: Conference on Building Family Strengths.

Hanson, R. (1984a). The effect of employment on the family satisfaction and quality of life of Mexican American women (annual meeting). Washington, DC: American Home Economics Association.

Hanson, R. (1984c). A multiple variable approach to the family satisfaction and quality of life of Mexican American women (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1984d). Parent education: Perspectives for the 80s (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Mullis, R., Hanson, R., Dosser, D., Sanders, G., & Mullis, A. (1984). Using cognitive development theory to improve teaching of family courses (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1983d). Rural women: Anxiety, depression and hostility (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1983b). Family strengths and helping networks (annual meeting). Lincoln, NE: Conference on Building Family Strengths.

Hanson, R. (1983a). Families and work: Mexican American women (annual meeting). Washington, DC: American Home Economics Association.

Hanson, R. (1983c). Midwestern women in the occupational world (annual meeting). Washington, DC: American Home Economics Association.

Hanson, R., & Mammen, S. (1982). Theoretical and methodological issues in the study of energy development: The effect on quality of living (Symposium: The impact of energy policy on the family). Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee.

Hanson, R. (1981c). The effects of stress on families and children (annual meeting). Lincoln, NE: Conference on Building Family Strengths.

Hanson, R. (1981d). Familism and quality of life among Mexican Americans: A cross-state analysis (annual meeting). National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting (meeting site changed each year).

Hanson, R. (1981b). The effects of family structure on the adherence to agrarian ideals: The case of the limited income farmer (annual meeting). Washington, DC: The Rural Sociological Society.

Hanson, R. (1981a). Children and stress: Strategies for educators (annual meeting). Corvallis, OR: Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children.

Consulting and Evaluation

Consultant and evaluator for the Sioux Falls Community Area Foundation. (2003-2005)

Consultant-Evaluator: Tri-State Rural Collaboration Project on Domestic Violence. North Dakota. (Department of Justice) 1997-2003.

Consultation with Baltic, SD Public Schools. Educational Perspectives and the Future/Staff Relations. 8 hours. 1997

Consultant-Evaluator, Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. 1995 (ongoing)

Evaluator: North Dakota Department of Human Services, Evaluation of the North Dakota JOBS Program 1992

Evaluator: North Dakota Community Action Consortium, Evaluation of the Self-Reliance Program 1992

Consultant: Improving Undergraduate Student Learning Through Faculty Development (The Bush Foundation) 1991

Evaluator: North Dakota Community Action Consortium, Welfare Reform Implementation 1990

Evaluator: United States Department of Human Services, North Dakota Adolescent Pregnancy Project 1988

Evaluator: United States Department of Human Services, Self-Reliance for Welfare Recipients 1987

Consultant, Faculty Development Institute, Co-Principle Investigator, Family Therapy Training Tapes 1987

Consultant: North Dakota Department of Human Services, Child Care Training Center for North Dakota 1986

Consultant: Faculty Development Institute, Family Mediation As a Part of Family Science 1986

Evaluator: United States Department of Human Services, North Dakota Adolescent Pregnancy Project 1986

Consultant: North Dakota Department of Human Services, Training for Day Care Licensing Professionals 1985

Consultant: North Dakota Department of Human Services, Discipline Alternatives for Parents 1985

Consultant/Evaluator: United States Department of Human Services, Co-Principle Investigator, Familial and Nutritional Analysis of Adolescent Alcohol Use 1985

Consultant: North Dakota Department Protective Services, Sexual Abuse Training 1984

Consultant: North Dakota Department of Human Services, Day Care Training for Social Workers 1983

Grant Funded Projects

The Knudson Foundation: Sexuality as a Multi-dimensional Reality: Diversity Within Unity. To develop an academic conference intended for faculty, staff and students from our Lutheran Colleges (in particular) and others in the Sioux Falls/southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa region. ($5,000) 2004.

The Bush Foundation, Principle Writer and Team Leader. Proposal to Improve Undergraduate Student Learning Through Faculty Development and Improvement of Teaching. ($293,600) 2002.

The Corporation for National and Community Service, Principle Investigator, Partners in Learning, Leading and Serving: A Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day Initiative. ($5,000) 2002.

Faculty Attitudes About Vocation: A Descriptive Analysis of Faculty from Twelve Private Colleges. Research project funded by LECNA (Lutheran Education Consortium of North America). ($6,000) 2002.

The Teagle Foundation, Principle Investigator, Augustana College Faculty Development Program in Service Learning. ($43,000) 1998.

The Bush Foundation, Coordinator, Planning Grant for the Augustana College Faculty Development Program ($20,000) 1997.

The Bush Foundation, Principle Investigator. Proposal to Improve Undergraduate Student Learning Through Faculty Development and Improvement of Teaching: 1994-1997 (> $150,000) 1994.

Planning, Priorities and Resources Committee Peer-Reviewed Grant Program, Coordinator. Multimedia Infrastructure and Faculty Multimedia Training at NDSU. (> $150,000) 1993.

The Environmental Protection Agency, Co-Principle Investigator, The development and Pilot Testing of a Series of Lessons in Environmental Education for Native American Youth ($15,000) 1992.

The Bush Foundation, Team Member, Improving Undergraduate Student Learning Through Faculty Development (> $150,000) 1991.

Faculty Development Institute, Team Member, Fostering Student Development/Learning Using the Myers- Briggs (< $5,000) 1990.

The Bush Foundation, Team Member, Faculty Planning Grant Proposal ($10,000) 1990.

Otto Bremer Foundation, Team Member, Enhancement and Improvement of the Family Studies Institute ($60,000) 1987.

The Bush Foundation, Team Member, Implementation of Family Therapy Training for Trainers Program (> $150,000) 1987.

United States Department of Human Services, Co-Principle Investigator, Child Development Associate (CDA) Training Grant ($50,000) 1987.

United States Department of Human Services, Co-Principle Investigator, Familial and Nutritional Analysis of Adolescent Alcohol Use (< $5,000) 1985.

North Dakota State University College of Home Economics Research Committee, Co-Principle Investigator, Rural Women in North Dakota (< $5,000) 1983.

North Dakota Commission on Status of Women, Co- Principle Investigator, Rural Women in North Dakota (< $5,000) 1983.

American Home Economics Association, Co-Principle Investigator, Rural Women in North Dakota (< $5,000) 1983.

North Dakota State University College of Home Economics Research Committee, Co-Principle Investigator, Perspectivism in Offender and Non-offender Youth (< $5,000) 1982.

North Dakota State University College of Home Economics Research Committee, Co-Principle Investigator, Moral Reasoning of Delinquent and Non-delinquent Adolescents (< $5,000) 1981.

North Dakota State University College of Home Economics Research Committee, Principle Investigator, Familism and Marital Satisfaction Among Mexican Americans (< $5,000) 1981.

Office Institutional Research, Co-Principle Investigator, Self-Study of the Child Development Program (< $5,000) 1977.

Office Institutional Research, Co-Principle Investigator, Self-Study of the Home Economics Department (< $5,000) 1976.

Teaching, Advising and Other Awards

Phi Upsilon Outstanding Educator, College of Home Economics, North Dakota State University

Mortar Board Honor Society Preferred Professor (twice)

Blue Key Outstanding Academic Advisor, College of Home Economics (twice) 17

The Faculty Lectureship, North Dakota State University (campus wide teaching award)

Distinguished Services to Families Award, North Dakota Family Based Services Association

Robert Odney Excellence in Teaching Award, North Dakota State University (campus wide teaching award)

North Dakota State University Athletic Hall of Fame

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