Anna Wasescha, Ph.D.

Anna Wasescha, President of West Central Initiative

AnnaWasescha6x4As president of West Central Initiative, Anna Wasescha focuses on projects that are critical to the quality of life in west central Minnesota and that strengthen its economic and social fabric.

Before joining West Central Initiative in May 2017, Wasescha was president of Middlesex Community College, Middletown, Conn., from 2011-2017, and provost of Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Fergus Falls, from 2007-2011. During this time, she expanded programs that strengthened student engagement with civic life and deepened their understanding of the global sustainability movement.  She also led efforts to revitalize relationships with community and develop new programs focused on workforce needs.