Erin Fider, MA

Student Services and Academic Programs Coordinator


Office Phone
Fax Number
Office Address

C592 Mayo Memorial Building
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Mailing Address

Center for Spirituality & Healing
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 505
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States


MA, University of Minnesota (Liberal Studies)

BA, University of Minnesota (Journalism)

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As the Student Services and Academic Programs Coordinator for the Bakken Center, Erin Fider oversees the gamut of responsibilities involved in the academic area in order to provide the highest level of service to the students, faculty, and staff we serve. Her duties include managing the Center’s academic courses and graduate programs; advising students and faculty about University policies and processes; directing workflow for course development, approval, and scheduling; coordinating travel courses; and developing strategies to ensure administrative requirements are met.

Erin has been a staff member at the University of Minnesota since 1998. Prior to joining the Bakken Center in 2013, she managed the administrative logistics for educational programs at the University’s Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories in Itasca State Park, and prior to that coordinated the PhD program in the Department of Pharmacology.