IFO Contingent Appointments Committee

The CAC was created to address matters of concern to faculty with fixed term, adjunct, and community faculty appointments. The CAC is comprised of one member with a fixed term, adjunct, or community faculty appointment elected or selected from each campus.

Below, you will find CAC updates, a committee roster, and a comment box for you to send comments to committee leaders. 


brenda koneczny

Minnesota State University Moorhead

Kathryn serves as the CAC Chair and on the IFO Board. She is an adjunct faculty member in the School of Communications and Journalism.


Samantha jones

Bemidji state university

Samantha is a Professor in the Geography Department.


Bemidji state university


anna kurjhajec

Metropolitan state university

Anna serves on the IFO Board and is a Lecturer in the Department of American Studies.

Travis sands

Metropolitan state university

Travis is a Professor of Philosophy.

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Emily sauter

Minnesota state university-Mankato

Emily is an Instructor in the Communications Studies Department. 


Heidi Newbauer

Minnesota state university-Mankato

Heidi is a Professor in the English Department.

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kathryn hinds

Minnesota state university-Moorhead

Kathryn is an adjunct faculty member in the School of Communications and Journalism.


minnesota state university-moorhead


Jill Zasadny

st. cloud state university

Jill is an English professor. 


Amy christensen

St. Cloud state university

Amy is a Professor in the Educational Leadership and Higher Education Graduate program.


Southwest Minnesota State University


Ry Marcattilio McCracken

Southwest Minnesota State University

Ry serves on the IFO Board and is a faculty member in the Social Science Department. 


Winona state university


Winona state university

Please share your thoughts or concerns with the IFO contingent appointments Committee by using the form below. 

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