USD President Sheila Gestring delivered her State of the U speech

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- University of South Dakota President Sheila Gestring gave her annual “State of the U” speech last week.

She says they are focused on helping students in and out of the classroom.

Gestring says students can also turn to their peers for help.

Gestring says they also provide financial and other aid.

USD also just reported an increase of just over four percent in student headcount, to over ninety eight hundred fifty.