ST. CLOUD -- St. Cloud Technical and Community College has named Lori Kloos Interim President.

Kloos has been the Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer since 2000. She also served as acting president of SCTCC in 2005.

Chancellor of Minnesota State Steven Rosenstone says

"Lori Kloos is a dedicated leader who has built positive internal and external relationships".

Adding he's happy to recommend her appointment as interim president. Kloos will take over from Joyce Helens who served as president since 2006, and recently took a position with Great Basin College in Nevada. Kloos's appointment is effective August 1st.

The search for a permanent president will be started this fall with the goal of having a new one in place by the start of the 2018-2019 school year.