Kristen Raney Will Be the First Woman President of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay has named Kristen Raney as the eighth president of the institution. When she takes office on July 1, she will be the first woman president in the college’s 111-year history.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College enrolls just over 10,000 students, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 59 percent of the student body.

“I am humbled to be selected as the next president of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College,” said Dr. Raney “I am passionate about higher education because it changes lives and strengthens our communities. NWTC’s focus on serving its students and preparing a strong workforce is truly impressive. I am deeply honored to be selected as its next leader and to carry on our shared mission for student success.”

Dr. Raney has been serving as vice chancellor for academic affairs at Eastern Iowa Community College in Davenport. Earlier, she held administrative posts at St. Paul Community College in Minnesota and Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Dr. Raney is a graduate of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, where she majored in English. She earned a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and an educational doctorate from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin.

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