Remebering Earl H. Potter III

Reflections on this past year

Today marks the one year anniversary of the passing of President Earl H. Potter III. As we remember President Potter and reflect on the past year, I would like to express my deep gratitude.

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President Potter memorial gifts

The Potter family has designated the St. Cloud State University Foundation as the primary beneficiary of memorial gifts in honor of the late President Earl H. Potter III. The family desires to create an endowed scholarship fund that will honor President Potter’s values and commitment to students.

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Ashish Vaidya appointed interim president

Ashish Vaidya was appointed to a two-year term as interim president of St. Cloud State, effective June 23.

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SCSU’s Potter showed he cared and was a leader

St. Cloud Times staffers riff on the late Earl H. Potter III.

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Super Spotlight: Remembering Earl H. Potter III

Willie Jett, superintendent of St. Cloud schools, remembers the late Earl H. Potter III.

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Tearful memorial service for SCSU president

Boyd Huppert’s television report on the June 17 memorial service for Earl H. Potter III.

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Hundreds remember President Potter at memorial

St. Cloud Times reporter Mitch LeClair’s video and story on the June 17 Earl H. Potter III memorial.

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Hundreds gather for President Potter’s memorial service

Earl H. Potter III memorial service story and video by AM 1240 WJON’s Chrissy Gaetke ’16.

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“Husky and I Know It”

The tapping red tennis shoes of our late Earl H. Potter III.

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Potter’s loves: Family, service and the sea

The public persona of Earl H. Potter III was of a man who welcomed collaboration, held a steadfast commitment to service, of a man who thought big.

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Service offers prayers for SCSU President Potter

At a prayer service Thursday, attendees heard that Earl H. Potter III “was a person of civility, leadership and collaboration.”

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Hatten column: SCSU’s Potter was a no-nonsense leader

Earl H. Potter III spent 24 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, retiring as a captain in 1993. It did not take long for you to notice his military background.

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Potter remembered for commitment to inclusion

This week, St. Cloud State University (SCSU) in Minnesota is mourning late President Earl H. Potter III, who died in a one-vehicle car crash Monday night in Brooklyn Center.

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Services for Earl H. Potter III (1946-2016)

“He felt that hearts were made to get bigger and that there was always room for another person at his table.” – Christine Marshall Potter

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Former SOU VP mourned by colleagues in two states

Former Southern Oregon University executive vice president Earl Potter III died in a single-vehicle crash Monday in Minnesota.

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University perseveres after President Potter death

Classes, processes and prayers continue at St. Cloud State University two days after its president died.

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SCSU president’s death is felt in St. Cloud and beyond

Minnesota higher education and the St. Cloud region lost a valued leader Monday.

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SCSU’s leaders talk about the death of President Potter

Campus and system leaders talk about the late Earl H. Potter III and his successor, Ashish Vaidya, acting president.

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In higher ed circles, Potter mentored and guided

Wanda Overland grew up in a large family without much opportunity to travel.
Then Earl H. Potter III sent her to South Africa.

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St. Cloud State loses its helmsman

One of the last things Earl H. Potter III said to his St. Cloud State leadership team Monday drew from his service in the Coast Guard: “Steady she goes.”

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Potter had many tough sports decisions at SCSU

Earl H. Potter III had some big choices to make about the St. Cloud State University athletic department during his nine years as the university’s president.

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Community owes debt to SCSU’s Potter

The death of St. Cloud State University President Earl H. Potter III is not only a huge loss for his campus community and higher education in Minnesota.

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Potter death ‘a stunning loss’ to neighbors, residents

Intelligent and articulate. A strong leader. Someone who understood the big picture. These phrases, spoken by St. Cloud residents, reflect the admiration many people felt for Earl H. Potter III, St. Cloud State president.

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SCSU president dies in crash

St. Cloud State University President Earl H. Potter III died in a one-vehicle crash Monday night, according to the university.

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SCSU President Potter killed in car crash

St. Cloud State University, and the greater St. Cloud community, is grieving the loss of President Earl Potter.

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SCSU President Potter dies in Brooklyn Center crash

St. Cloud State University President Earl H. Potter III died in a one-vehicle crash Monday night, according to the university.

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St. Cloud State president killed in I-694 rollover crash

The president of St. Cloud State University died Monday night in a one-vehicle rollover crash, said Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

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SCSU Community Mourns Death Of President Potter

Friends, colleagues and community leaders remember St. Cloud State University President Earl H. Potter III, at a press conference on campus Tuesday.

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SCSU President Potter dies in I-694 crash

St. Cloud State University’s President, Earl H. Potter III died on Monday night in a one-vehicle crash, according to a statement from Chancellor Steven Rosenstone.

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St. Cloud State University president killed in car crash

Earl H. Potter III, the president of Minnesota’s St. Cloud State University, died in a highway crash. He was 69.

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Kleis: Potter was community connector

One of the first conversations that St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis had with Earl H. Potter III was right before move-in weekend after Potter had become St. Cloud State University president.

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St. Cloud State president killed in rollover crash on I-694

St. Cloud State is mourning the death of university president Earl H. Potter III, who died in a rollover crash in Brooklyn Center, Minn. on Monday evening.

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St. Cloud State University president killed in I-694 crash

St. Cloud State University President Earl H. Potter III was killed in a car crash Monday while en route to the Twin Cities for a meeting with the foundation board chair, the school announced.

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SCSU President Killed In Brooklyn Center Car Crash

The president of St. Cloud State University died in a fatal rollover crash Monday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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St. Cloud State President Killed in Brooklyn Center Crash

St. Cloud State University President Earl Potter III was killed Monday in a crash on his way to a meeting in the Twin Cities, the chancellor of the Minnesota State College and University System Steven Rosenstone said.

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SCSU President Earl H. Potter III honored at press conference after his death Monday evening

St. Cloud State University remembers President Earl H. Potter III after his death Monday evening.

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