Annoucement from Minnesota State

The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Dr. Kathleen “Kat” Linaker to serve as president of Riverland Community College. Her appointment becomes effective July 1, 2023.

Kathleen LinakerKathleen Linaker has served Western Technical College (WI) as vice president of academics from 2018 to 2022. Previously, she served Mohawk Valley Community College (NY) as assistant vice president of academics and dean of the School of STEM, Health, and Natural Sciences from 2016 to 2018, and dean of the Center for Life and Health Sciences from 2015 to 2016; D’Youville University (NY) as executive director of chiropractic programs from 2009 to 2015; Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (ON) as director of radiology from 2008 to 2009; and Life University (GA) as director of clinic radiology from 2005 to 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta, a doctor of chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University (MN), and a doctorate from Loyola University (IL). 

Kathleen Linaker CV 

Riverland Community College President-Designate Tour

April 19, 2023
9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Minnesota State Board of Trustees: Workforce and Organizational Effectiveness Committee   Minnesota State Board of Trustees 
McCormick Room, 4th floor /board/index.html  
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Minnesota State Board of Trustees Appointment/Announcement   Minnesota State Board of Trustees 
McCormick Room, 4th floor /board/index.html 
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.  Introduction of President-Designate to Owatonna Community at the Owatonna Campus  Owatonna Commons 
April 20, 2023
10 to 11:00 a.m.  Introduction of President-Designate to Austin Community at the Austin Campus  Austin Campus, East Building, Library 
2 to 3:00 p.m.  Introduction of President-Designate to Albert Lea Community at the Albert Lea Campus  Transportation, Trades and Industrial Education Center Commons (lower level)