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mtungseth01@hamline.edu
Margaret Tungseth Main

Contact Info

Margaret Tungseth
mtungseth01@hamline.edu
(651) 523-2329
St. Paul Main Campus > Old Main > OM 112

Margaret Tungseth

Vice President Finance and Administration

Contact Info

Margaret Tungseth
mtungseth01@hamline.edu
(651) 523-2329
St. Paul Main Campus > Old Main > OM 112

Biography

Margaret Tungseth joined Hamline University in 2014. Before coming to Hamline Margaret served as treasurer and vice president for finance and administration at Central College in Pella, Iowa. Previously, Margaret served four years as assistant treasurer and director of risk management and nine years as deferred gifts accountant and insurance administrator at Concordia College. She also taught introductory and upper level accounting courses for six years at Concordia College. Prior to her roles in higher education, she spent 16 years as an accountant.

Margaret has held several community and industry leadership positions. From 2003-2013 she served on the national board of the University Risk Management and Insurance Association as president and in other officer and executive committee roles. From 2003-2010, she held various positions on the board of the Fargo-Moorhead Chamber of Commerce, from director to becoming board chair. From 1999-2008, she served the Fargo-Moorhead YMCA in similar positions, including service as president.

Margaret earned a master of business administration with an emphasis on accounting and finance from North Dakota State University, a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Minnesota State University Moorhead, and a bachelor of arts degree in economics and political science from Concordia College. She is also a CPA.