Dr. Emmanuel Awuah Set to Start as Vice President of Academic Affairs

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April 30, 2021

SCTCC is pleased to announce Dr. Emmanuel Awuah as the new Vice President of Academic Affairs for St. Cloud Technical & Community College, effective June 1, 2021, and on campus as of July 6, 2021. 

Dr. Awuah is well-positioned for continued success as he joins SCTCC. With nearly 30 years of experience in higher education, Dr. Awuah has served in a variety of roles including Sociology faculty, Director of Diversity and Multicultural Services, Vice President for Instructional Services, Vice President of Academic Services, and Vice President of Academic and Global Initiatives at SUNY Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York. Additionally, he was Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois before becoming the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Illinois Central College in Peoria, Illinois.

Thank you to all those who were able to participate in the search process. Your engagement was invaluable. With our new mission, vision, shared beliefs and student experience statements in hand, we are transitioning to what comes next. SCTCCNext is about what IS and what is to come. SCTCC is moving forward together with a new Vice President of Academic Affairs—with proven leadership and a strategic mindset, someone who models inclusive behavior and knows how to work with and through people to achieve favorable outcomes for our students and our community.

Dr. Awuah will replace Dr. Betty Strehlow, who currently serves as the Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Welcome, Dr. Awuah!

Kate Wallace