According to the university, Kolstad is a 1988 Evangel University graduate and has served as chair of the department of music at the university since 2007.
“Dr. Kolstad has provided exceptional leadership in the music department,” says Dr. Carol Taylor, president of Evangel, in a news statement. “A natural part of his leadership has been cultivating alumni and donors to support music at Evangel.”
Kolstad replaces Jim Williams, who retired at the end of 2013. Williams, a 1963 Evangel graduate, served as vice president for 16 years.
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