Rev. Dr. Sigurd Christian Ylvisaker

BLC President, 1930-1950

Ylvisaker became the institution’s third president in 1930. He held a doctorate from the University of Leipzig, Germany, and taught at Concordia College, St. Paul, and Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, prior to coming to Bethany. He served as president until 1950.

Portrait of Sigurd Ylvisaker