Eau Claire, WI – Aliesha R. Crowe, who has been with Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) since 2009, has been named the new executive director of the CVTC Foundation and CVTC Alumni Association. She began her new duties on Jan. 2.
Crowe had been serving as dean of industry, agriculture and energy, with her duties expanding to cover supervision of 23 program areas. In January 2011, Crowe took on the capital campaign and project management duties for the proposed Energy Education Center. In that capacity, she collaborated closely with the CVTC Foundation and college staff to solicit donations and write grants.
Crowe previously served as the agriculture and natural resources agent for UW-Extension in Rusk County and as an agriculture instructor at Cameron High School. She holds a bachelor of science in animal science and a master of science in agriculture education from UW-River Falls and has completed all coursework for a doctorate in organizational leadership and policy development with a higher education emphasis through the University of Minnesota. She plans to complete her degree in 2014.
“Aliesha has consistently shown the ability to handle greater levels of responsibility during her time at CVTC, and we are pleased to have someone with her abilities, boundless energy and enthusiasm heading the CVTC Foundation and CVTC Alumni Association,” CVTC President Bruce Barker said.
“I look forward to working with the many people and organizations that have long supported the mission of CVTC through their relationships with the Foundation and Alumni Association. I am anxious to establish many new relationships as well. There’s so much we can do together to help the students, communities and partners that make up the CVTC family.”
CVTC Foundation, Inc. supports the mission and values of Chippewa Valley Technical College through the development and management of funds for the purposes of providing student scholarships, supporting staff, technology and ongoing facility development. The Alumni Association works to keep alumni connected to CVTC and to each other, and supports the College’s vision and mission. The Foundation and Alumni Association are governed by boards separate from the CVTC District Board.