June 24, 1998 - Lori Voss Named President of Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Contact: Melinda Voss, (651) 296-9443, email@example.com
Interim President Named for Minnesota West Morris J. Anderson, chancellor
of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, has appointed
Lori Voss interim president for Minnesota West Community & Technical
College, which has campuses in Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone
Voss will replace Ralph Knapp, who is retiring June 30. Anderson said Voss will serve until a permanent president is appointed by the Board of Trustees in July. The board is expected to chose among four finalists.
Voss, a resident of Canby, is vice president of finance and human resources for Minnesota West. She began her career in higher education finance in 1986 at Southwestern Technical College, which became a campus of Minnesota West in 1997. Before 1986, she worked as a certified public accountant in Canby.
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The system includes 36 state universities, community colleges, technical colleges and comprehensive community and technical colleges in 46 communities around Minnesota and a campus in Japan. The system serves approximately 145,000 students.