Dr. José-Marie Griffiths – Teaching for Tomorrow

President, Dakota State University

"In every discipline, you have to be exposed to the latest technology, understanding how it works. That is part of our DNA, that defines us as Dakota State."

Dr. José-Marie Griffiths, president of Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota has spent her career in research, teaching, public service, corporate leadership, economic development, and higher education administration. She has served in presidential appointments to several national committees, let projects for federal agencies and has received over 20 significant awards in science, technology, teaching and the advancement of women in these fields.

In this episode of Rebuilding the American Dream, Dr. Griffiths discusses the challenges and successes of preparing today’s students for technical jobs that do not yet exist. We also delve into thoughtful conversation about partnerships between public issues and university research, up-skilling and stacking credentials and the benefit of having a guarantee on your degree.


January 3 2022

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