President's Office

President's Office

As of August 1, 2017, SCTCC welcomes Interim President Lori Kloos, who will fill the role until the permanent president is installed. The presidential search will commence shortly; watch the SCTCC news for more information on the search and a timeline.

Interim President Lori Kloos began her leadership role at St. Cloud Technical & Community College Aug. 1, 2017.

Interim President Kloos is an experienced and inspired higher education professional committed to continuous improvement. Her history of performance excellence includes establishing and maintaining a stable and strong financial position, leading and implementing strategic planning and change.

She is engaged with campus faculty, staff, and leadership, enhancing student success and operational effectiveness for sustainable, efficient, and effective college operations. She is committed to inclusivity and the successful completion of all endeavors, with an analytical mind, keen attention to detail, and exceptional communication skills, to create a welcoming campus. Innovation, collaboration, and availability are highlights of her successful and rewarding career.


Senior Vice President of Administration/CFO
St. Cloud Technical & Community College
2000-August 2017

Acting President
St. Cloud Technical & Community College
January-April 2005

CFO/Business Director
St. Cloud Technical & Community College

Team Leader
Office of the Legislative Auditor, St. Paul

Staff Auditor
Office of the State Auditor

Professional Awards, Recognition and Community Activities

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
2015 Outstanding Service Award ∙ 2013 Outstanding Service Award ∙ 2006 Outstanding Service Award ∙ SCTCC was recognized each year from 2004 through 2014 with the Excellence in Financial Management Award ∙ 2001 Capital Bonding Program Award ∙ 2001 Chancellor’s Award

Office of the Legislative Auditor
1998 Senior Auditor of the Year
1997 Excellent Communication Skills Achievement Award

St. Cloud Downtown Rotary
STRIVE Certificate of Appreciation for mentoring underserved youth for academic success ∙ Membership Committee ∙ New Member Orientation Coordinator ∙ Summertime by George volunteer ∙ Volunteer with International Committee to serve Common Hopein Guatemala

City of St. Cloud
Member of Comprehensive Plan Planning Advisory Committee
Member of St. Cloud GREATER Brand Ambassadors

HomeFront Resource Center
Ex-officio Member, Feasibility Study Committee, Facility Committee

El Amor de Patricia
Volunteer for Guatemalan orphanage

ROCORI High School
ROCORI Marching Band and Drumline Board Member