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President Robbyn Wacker

President's Inauguration

Join us for the inauguration of St. Cloud State University's 24th President Robbyn Wacker at 10 a.m. Oct. 15.

Mayor proclaims April 24 “President Dr. Robbyn Wacker Day”

St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis presented President Robbyn Wacker with a proclamation declaring April 24, 2024 “President Dr. Robbyn Wacker Day” in the City of St. Cloud. Kleis presented the proclamation during the April 24 Journey Across the World showcase at the Paramount Theatre in Downtown St. Cloud. The proclamation reads: PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, Dr. Robbyn Wacker became the 24th President of St. Cloud State University in 2018 and is the

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SCSU President Robbyn Wacker named to 2024 TCB 100 list

St. Cloud State University President Robbyn Wacker has been named to the Twin Cities Business (TCB) magazine’s 100 People to Watch in 2024.

The TCB 100 list is the “little black book” which annually recognizes individuals within the state of Minnesota likely to make news and drive change in the year ahead. It includes not just business, but also the government and philanthropic worlds that intersect with business.


Focused on SCSU’s bright future

St. Cloud State President Robbyn Wacker and Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Engagement Nic Katona discuss SCSU’s focus on a bright future, bringing flexibility to philanthropy, #OurSCSU and more.


It’s Time for a university of teacher-scholars

There’s a lot of conversation on campus these days about one of my favorite topics: nurturing the teacher-scholar model that is a cornerstone of our It’s Time framework for making St. Cloud State the region’s University of Choice – leading the way in preparing the educators, scientists and business and community leaders of the future with a world-class education.


President Wacker participates in 2022 Harkin Summit in Belfast

St. Cloud State University President Robbyn Wacker was among leaders and activists across the globe who participated in the 2022 Harkin International Disability Employment Summit on June 7-8 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.


TEDxStCloud 2021

President Robbyn Wacker was one of eight speakers to take the stage at TEDxStCloud this October. Presenters shared insights on topics ranging from space exploration, to trauma and mental health, art and faith, and other topics. Among presenters were St. Cloud State emeriti faculty and alumni. Dr. Wacker spoke of a concept of the curiosity mindset. “Curiosity is desire to learn, to solve problems, to ask questions. Mindset is a way of thinking,” she

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President Wacker named to 2021 Notable Leaders in Higher Education List

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

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Photo Gallery: President’s Husky First Snow Day

Huskies have a new tradition Friday to celebrate the first snow of the academic year with the President’s Husky Snow Day.


Keep protecting the pack

President Robbyn Wacker and Student Government President Surkhel Yousafzai are encouraging Huskies to keep up the good work to Protect the Pack and keep campus safe during COVID-19.


President Wacker joins call for equitable pathways in higher education

President Robbyn Wacker made a stand last week with higher education leaders from across the nation who joined together to call out and eradicate discrimination and racism in higher education through “We Stand Together.” 


President Wacker gives remarks to the Minnesota Senate Higher Education Finance and Policy Committee

St. Cloud State University President Robbyn Wacker, Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra and Riverland Community College President Adenuga Atewologun spoke before the Minnesota Senate Higher Education Finance and Policy Committee Tuesday. 


Video encourages students to ‘Lay Low’

St. Cloud State University President Robbyn Wacker and Student Government President Surkhel Yousafzai teamed up the first week of classes to send out an important video message to Huskies to Lay Low.