Board Committees

Did You Know?

  • Luther College offers the best of both worlds: a smaller college environment with all the benefits of a larger university.

  • Luther College offers year-round campus and residence tours as well as one-on-one enrollment counselling.

  • Luther College welcomes students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientation.

  • The Luther Library has over 24,000 items in its collection, 5,000 books checked out per year, and 7,000 students who come through its door per month.

  •  Every single degree program at Luther College offers an optional experiential learning component; gain real world experience and get paid while you go to school!

  • Luther students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance degree programs. Luther students are U of R students and receive a U of R degree.

  • Luther College offers Bundles and Bundles Plus programs! Bundles and Bundles Plus are groupings of courses hand-selected by our academic advisors to help set new students up for a successful first semester.

  • It pays to go to Luther College. Literally. Luther students are eligible for an additional $100,000 in scholarships, in addition to all of the awards available to them as U of R!

Board Committees

Academic & Administrative Committee

Chair: Murray Knuttila
Members: David Solheim (ex officio), Meredith Cherland, Beth Drozda, Jana Odling

Audit Committee

Chair: Daryl Nelson
Members: David Solheim (ex officio), Janet Bjorndahl, Jeff Christiansen, Greg Swanson, Karl Tiefenbach

Building & Facilities Renewal Committee

Chair: Jody Hilderman
Members: David Solheim (ex officio), Janet Bjorndahl, Lyndon Carlson, Daryl Nelson

Development Committee

Chair: Jeff Christiansen
Members: David Solheim (ex officio), Lyndon Carlson, Laurel Garven, Daranne Harris

Executive Committee

Chair: David Solheim
Members: Meredith Cherland, Jeff Christiansen, Jody Hilderman, Murray Knuttila, Daryl Nelson, Greg Swanson, Karl Tiefenbach

Finance Committee

Chair: Daryl Nelson
Members: David Solheim (ex officio), Janet Bjorndahl, Jeff Christiansen, Greg Swanson, Karl Tiefenbach

Governance Committee 

Chair: Karl Tiefenbach
Members:  David Solheim (ex officio), Meredith Cherland, Beth Drozda, Laurel Garven, Murray Knuttila, Karen Pflanzner, Greg Swanson

Depending on the committee, selected members of the administration, faculty, staff and students of the College are invited to sit on, and report to, these committees.