Merrill Irving Jr., President of Hennepin Technical CollegeThe Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities appointed Merrill Irving, Jr. as president of Hennepin Technical College which becomes effective July 1, 2015.

“Merrill Irving has devoted his career to developing academic programs that prepare students for technical careers and skilled jobs in high demand,” said Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. “Dr. Irving is passionate about Hennepin Technical College’s power to transform students’ lives and serve the communities of Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie.”

Irving has served as the associate vice president of continuing education, training, and workforce development at Oakton Community College (IL) since 2012. Previously, he served Miami Dade College as the chair of the School of Continuing Education and Professional Development at Wolfson Campus and director of the Department of Labor biosciences program. He was the interim executive director of the Center of Long Beach (CA), the director of education at the Homecare Workers Training Center (CA), and a regional director and business consultant at the Los Angeles Business Resource Group, Business Interface Inc. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from West Virginia University, and a doctorate from the University of Southern California.

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