Two finalists named for SCTCC VP of Academic and Student Affairs Search, forums scheduled

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April 2, 2019

Two experienced higher education leaders have been named finalists in St. Cloud Technical & Community College’s search for a Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.

SCTCC’s Search Advisory Committee recently recommended the highly qualified candidates following an extensive nationwide search. The finalists are:

  • Michelle K. Schutt, Ph.D., Vice President of Student Services, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID
  • Lisa Stich, Ph.D., Executive Dean, Estherville Campus, Iowa Lakes Community College, Estherville, IA

“The finalists are experienced and collaborative leaders with demonstrated commitment to equitable student success,” said Jan Doebbert, search committee chair. The committee worked with executive search firm RH Perry and Associates to help create a profile of the ideal candidate and guide the recruitment and interview process.

Individuals from the community are welcome to join the college’s faculty, staff and students in open forums to meet the candidates, hear about their experiences and ask questions.  The forums will be held as follows:

  • April 9, 2019: Michelle K. Schutt, Ph.D. – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • April 10, 2019: Lisa Stich, Ph.D. – 1-2 p.m.

Open Forums held in the Northway Building, North Commons on the SCTCC College Campus, located at 1540 Northway Drive in St. Cloud.  Campus maps can be found at:

The projected start date for the VPASA  is July 1, 2019.

Attendees are asked to complete surveys on each candidate after the forums:


Kate Wallace