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New Executive Director of the Hennepin Technical College Foundation

Pamela Russell Warder

Brooklyn Park, Feb. 2, 2023 – Hennepin Technical College (Hennepin Tech) is pleased to welcome Pamela Russell Warder, the new Executive Director of the Hennepin Technical College Foundation. Most recently, she worked at Anoka Technical College in a similar position.

Russell Warder is a native of Minnesota and a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Prior to working in higher education, she had extensive experience with non-profits and Fortune 500 companies both in Minnesota and Washington state.

In her new role, Russell Warder will lead efforts to generate revenue to fund student scholarships and purchase additional state-of-the-art equipment for student learning. Among her many responsibilities, she will create new partnerships between the college and industry leaders – as well as strengthen existing alliances with businesses.

Russell Warder will act as the campus lead on the Hennepin Technical College Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports scholarships and the funding needs of the college. Through the Foundation, she will seek out annual gifts, grants, and in-kind equipment donations for academic areas such as new manufacturing technology, medical equipment, and vehicles.

Russell Warder is passionate about technical education. “I want adults throughout Hennepin County to know about the college and the resources available here to help students be successful along their educational journey,” she says.

For more information about the Foundation please visit the Foundation webpage.

About Hennepin Technical College
Founded in 1972, Hennepin Technical College (Hennepin Tech) is the largest stand-alone technical college in Minnesota. With campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, the college offers degree and non-degree courses in over 40 programs. Achieving a high job placement rate, Hennepin Tech prepares students for in-demand and high-paying employment opportunities.

Last updated by mdibba : 2023-02-09 11:09:28