St. Cloud State University President Robbyn Wacker has been selected as a 2021 Twin Cities Business Notable Leaders in Higher Education.
Twin Cities Business recognizes and features best-in-class executives across a range of industries within the state of Minnesota, with leaders profiled receiving nominations by their peers at work and in the community.
To qualify for the list, individuals must be serving in a higher education role in Minnesota, have at least five years of experience in higher education and have shown the ability to create significant, positive and measurable results in their field.
Wacker, who took over as St. Cloud State’s 24th president in 2018, was credited by Twin Cities Business for her work and collaboration with students, faculty, business and community leaders, and others to learn what the university was doing well and where it needed to do better to meet the region’s evolving needs.
Twin Cities Business then noted Wacker’s leadership in launching the It’s Time strategic framework designed to reimagine and remake the university by building on its institutional innovation, forward-thinking research and overall academic excellence while identifying new ways to serve students and make education more equitable.