St. Cloud State University will undergo multiple position of leadership changes through the next couple of months after three different administrators either retired or took jobs elsewhere.
Joe Trubacz and Dr. Wanda Overland will both be retiring in the coming months, while Amber Schultz has accepted a job at Edgewood College in a new position.
Trubacz, the Vice President for Finance and Administration, will retire on July 23rd to conclude a distinguished career in higher education. He came to St. Cloud State after having stops at the University of Southern Florida in St. Petersburg, the Colorado School of Mines, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the University of Alaska. During his tenure at SCSU, Trubacz was responsible for the schools financial planning.
Dr. Overland, the Vice President for Student Life and Development, announced that she will end her 20-plus year career in higher education on September 30th. Dr. Overland began her career at Bowling Green State University before coming to SCSU in 2006. During her 13 year tenure at SCSU, Dr. Overland brought a commitment to her student-centric work and brought many changes to the Universities Student Life and Development departments. She launched or oversaw programs such as the American Indian Center, the LGBT Resource Center, the Veterans Resource Center and many more.
Schultz, the Assistant Vice President for Admissions Marketing and Recruitment, has accepted the Vice President for Enrollment Management job at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. She will be leaving the University on July 26th. She has spent the last 5 years at SCSU. A farewell reception for Schultz will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Administrative Services Building break room.
St. Cloud State President Robbyn Wacker will announce plans for an interim to replace both Trubacz and Overland while the University conducts its search for replacements. Vice President Jason Woods will assume responsibilities left by Schultz until further notice.