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University administrator

Dorothy Jacobson Simpson, American university administrator. Fellowship, Bush Foundation, 1983. Chairman Minnesota State Elderhostel, 1982—1983; board directors Performing Arts Board, Alexandria, Minnesota, since 1983, Minnesota Orchestra Board, College St. Benedict, 1984; vice chairman campaign St. Cloud Area United Way, since 1984; Member of Sigma Alpha Iota, Phi Kappa Phi (president 1983-1985).

Background

Simpson, Dorothy Jacobson was born on February 11, 1938 in Parkers Prairie, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Herman Gerhard and Clara (Sannes) Simpson.

Education

Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1960. Master of Science, St. Cloud State University, 1977. Postgraduate, Summer Institute Women Higher Education Administration, 1983.

Career

Piano instructor St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, 1974—1976, Outreach coordinator, 1977—1978, director educational conferences, 1978—1983, assistant to president, 1983—1985, vice president university relations, since 1985.

Membership

Chairman Minnesota State Elderhostel, 1982—1983. Board directors Performing Arts Board, Alexandria, Minnesota, since 1983, Minnesota Orchestra Board, College St. Benedict, 1984. Vice chairman campaign St. Cloud Area United Way, since 1984.

Member of Sigma Alpha Iota, Phi Kappa Phi (president 1983-1985).

Connections

Married Wayne Frederick Simpson, August 23, 1958. Children: Margaret, Stacy, Scott.

father:
Herman Gerhard Simpson

mother:
Clara (Sannes) Simpson

spouse:
Wayne Frederick Simpson

child:
Margaret Simpson

child:
Stacy Simpson

child:
Scott Simpson