Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) has named two semifinalists who are under consideration to be president of Rochester Community and Technical College.
The candidates are Laura Urban and Gary Wheeler. They were recommended by a search advisory committee comprised of students, faculty, staff and community leaders.
Both candidates are scheduled to visit the campus on February 27th and 28th, giving an opportunity for faculty, staff, students and members of the community to meet and offer feedback on each of the candidates
Urban has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Gateway Community and Technical College in Kentucky since 2010. Wheeler has served as the president for Glen Oaks Community College since 2007.
The MnSCU Board of Trustees is expected to act on Chancellor Steven Rosenstone's recommendation on a final candidate at its March 20th meeting. The new president is expected to begin in July.