Mark Hudson

hudsonDirector of University Housing & Dining Services

Overall responsibility for the on-campus housing and dining program.  


Educational Background

Previous Experience in Higher Education:

Associate Director of Residence Services, University of North Dakota, 1998-2001

Director of Residence Halls, University of North Dakota, 1990-1998

Associate Director of Housing, University of North Dakota, 1987-1990

Assistant Director of Housing, University of North Dakota, 1984-1987

Complex Director, University of North Dakota, 1983-1984

Associate Resident Director, Eastern Illinois University, 1981-1983

Resident Assistant, Eastern Illinois University, 1978- 1981


Master of Science in Education, Guidance and Counseling/Student Personnel,
Eastern Illinois University     1983

Bachelor of Science in Business, Personnel Management
Eastern Illinois University     1981


Professional Involvement

Association Memberships:




Professional Leadership Positions:

Financial Advisory Board for GLACUHO – 2002-2004

North Dakota State Housing Officers President: 1996-1998

Strength Thru Sharing Conference (ND State wide Student Services Conference)

  • Host Chair : 1986, 1999
  • Program Chair: 1984, 1993

Midwest Association of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH)

  • Conference Host School Advisor: 1989, 1995, 2000
  • Regional Advisor: 1994 - 1996

National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH)

  • NRHH National Office Advisor: 1998 - 2000
  • Conference Host School Advisor: 1992
  • National Residence Hall Honorary: National Director: 1981-1983


Achievements, Honors, Awards

ART Certified Advisor - 2006

UND Chapter of NRHH named in my Honor – 2002

Strength Through Sharing “Pioneer Award” – 2002

MACURH Advisor of the Year: 1989 & 2000

MACURH Regional Award – Averill/Hudson NRHH Member of the Year: created in 1997

North Dakota State Housing Officers – Decade of Service Award: 1994

NACURH Kenneth Stoner Lifetime Achievement Award: 1993

UND Meritorious Service Award: 1988

NACURH Gold Pin Service Award: 1983

GLACURH Silver Pin Service Award: 1982

ACUHO-I/ NACURH – 1981 Program of the Year Award recipient “How to S.C.O.R.E. with Scholarships” – Presented at NACURH ’81 and ACUHO’81 & ACPA’82

National Residence Hall Honorary: 1979



Hudson, M., Turner Hudson, D., & Stone, J. (2006). "The money management of RHA's."  In N. Dunkel and C. Spencer (Eds.), Advice for advisors: The development of an effective residence hall association (3rd ed.)  Columbus, OH: ACUHO-I.