Robbyn Wacker

St. Cloud State University
720 4th Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498

Phone: (320) 308-2122
Fax: (320) 308-5139
president@stcloudstate.edu

Appointed: July 1, 2018

Previous Positions:

  • Provost and vice president for academic affairs, St. Cloud State University
  • Provost and vice president for academic affairs, special advisor to the president for regional economic development; California State University, Los Angeles
  • Dean of faculty, MBA director, founding director of the Center for International Affairs
  • MBA director, California State University, Los Angeles
  • Faculty, California State University Channel Islands

Education:

  • Certificate of Management Development Program, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, Iowa State University
  • M.S. and B.A. in Gerontology, University of Northern Colorado
  • B.S. in Social Sciences, University of Northern Colorado

Professional Organizations:

  • UC Health Greeley Hospital, inaugural board member (currently active)
  • State of Colorado’s 19th Judicial District Nominating Commission (currently active)
  • Board of Governors of the Accreditation for Gerontology Education Council, Vice President (currently active)
  • Weld County Long Term Care Bioethics, Committee Member
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Ex Officio Member
  • Coalition for Care, Inc. President, Board of Directors
  • Eldergarden Adult Day Program, Board of Directors, Chair-Planning Committee
  • Weld County Long Term Care Task Force

Honors/Recognitions:

  • Northern Colorado Women of Distinction Award Nominee for Education (2016)
  • The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Administrative Leadership Award (2014)
  • Colorado School of Public Health, Dean’s Leadership Award (2010)
  • A Woman’s Place, Outstanding Woman of Weld County Award (2005)
  • University of Northern Colorado, Academic Leadership Excellence Award (2003)
  • University of Northern Colorado, UNC Research Corporation and UNC Graduate School, Outstanding Achievement Award in Sponsored Programs (1998)
  • UNC Women’s Resource Center, Leadership Award (1998)
  • University of Northern Colorado, Motar Board, Professor of the Year (1995, 1996)
  • University of Northern Colorado, College of Human Sciences, Faculty Member of the Year (1994)