Joyce M. HelensSt. Cloud Technical and Community College
1540 Northway Drive
St. Cloud, MN 56303851 30th Avenue SE

(320) 308-5017

Appointed: July 1, 2006

Previous positions:

  • Executive director, University of Alaska Statewide System Corporate Programs
  • Dean and chief instructional officer, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • President, Peninsula College, Washington
  • Executive dean (founding dean), Continuing Education & Economic Development, Collin County Community College, Texas


  • Graduate studies in higher education administration, Portland State University
  • M.A. in English, Portland State University
  • B.A. in English, St Martin?s University

Professional organizations:

  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Network
  • League for Innovation in the Community College

Other organizations:

  • Rotary International
  • Stearns-Benton Workforce Investment Board
  • Executive Dialogue Group, St Cloud Area Chamber
  • Minnesota Council for Quality


  • A Woman of Honor, Alaska Federation of Business & Professional Women
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Governor's Affirmative Action Policy Council Commendation, Washington State