Minnesota State University Moorhead to install Dr. Tim Downs as President next week

(Moorhead, Minn.) – Minnesota State University Moorhead President, Dr. Tim Downs, will be officially installed next Thursday in an investiture ceremony on campus.

The investiture will take place on Thursday, October 12, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Hansen Theatre. An ice cream social will follow on the campus mall.

Downs began his tenure as President at Minnesota State University Moorhead on July 1, after the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system’s Board of Trustees named him the President in March 2023.

Downs has more than 35 years of higher education experience, and served as the Chief of Staff at the California State Polytechnic University in Humboldt, Cali.