Past College 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.


Mary Davenport
2016-2018
Interim

Joyce Helens
Joyce Helens
2016
Interim

Leslie R. McClellon
Leslie R. McClellon
2014-2016

Gail C. O'Kane
Gail C. O’Kane
2013-2014
Interim

Supalla
Donald D. Supalla
1997-2013
Interim from 1997-2000

Nagle
Karen E. Nagle
1996-1997 Interim

Community College Presidents and Leaders

Nagle
Karen E. Nagle
1992-1996

Evans
Geraldine Evans
1982-1992

Hill
Charles E. Hill
1953-1982

Goddard
R.W. Goddard
1925-1953

VanDeBogart
Guy Vande Bogart
1920-1925

Mack
J.B. Mack
1916-1920

Bolcolm
W.G. Bolcolm
1915-1916

Technical College Presidents and Leaders

Wacholz
Marlin A. Wacholz
1991-1996

Harwood
Charles Harwood
1973-1990

Heintz
Emil F. Heintz
1966-1973