Ranken Technical College Names Donald Pohl New President


Ranken Technical College has named Donald J. Pohl as its new president. Pohl, who served as Ranken’s executive vice president, succeeds Stan Shoun, who is assuming the newly created position of Ranken CEO.

The changes took effect on July 1.

Pohl has been with Ranken for over 20 years, having served as Ranken’s Vice-President for Education, Dean of Academic Affairs, Information Technology Division Chair, and as a computer networking technology instructor.

Shoun has been Ranken president since 2009. As CEO, he will be responsible for strategic planning for programs and partnerships that integrate education and workforce solutions.

Ranken is a national leader in creating new and innovative pathways to help build a skilled workforce in the fields of automotive, electrical, construction, information technology, and manufacturing. The school has been a model of work-based learning opportunities and cooperative partnerships with regional businesses.

Ranken Technical College is a private, non-profit, degree-granting institution of higher learning whose primary mission is to provide the comprehensive education and training necessary to prepare students for employment and advancement in a variety of technical fields. For more information, visit www.ranken.edu

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