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Past Presidents

Rochester Community and Technical College was established on July 1, 1996 when legislation required state community colleges and technical colleges co-located in the same city be merged into a consolidated college. Dr. Karen Nagel, who had been the president of the community college, became the first president of the newly merged College.

Rochester Community and Technical College Presidents

Nagle
Karen E. Nagle
1996-1997 (Interim)
Supalla
Donald D. Supalla
1997-2013
(Interim '97-2000)

Gail C. O'Kane
2013-2014 (Interim)

Leslie R. McClellon
2014-2016

Joyce Helens
2016
(Interim)

Community College Presidents and Leaders

Bolcolm
W.G. Bolcolm
1915-1916
Mack
J.B. Mack
1916-1920
VanDeBogart
Guy Vande Bogart
1920-1925
Goddard
R.W. Goddard
1925-1953
 
Hill
Charles E. Hill
1953-1982
Evans
Geraldine Evans
1982-1992
Nagle
Karen E. Nagle
1992-1996
   

Technical College Presidents and Leaders

Heintz
Emil F. Heintz
1966-1973
Harwood
Charles Harwood
1973-1990
Wacholz
Marlin A. Wacholz
1991-1996
   

 

Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
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