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Vice President for Administration
- MA, Economics, Central Michigan University
- BS, Business Administration, Michigan Technological University
Ellen S. Horsch is the vice president for administration at Michigan Technological University, overseeing the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, athletics, sports and recreation, facilities management, human resources, the Memorial Union Building, the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, University Images, Campus Bookstore, and the Department of Public Safety and Police Services.
Horsch came to Michigan Tech in 1985 as a part-time instructor in the School of Business and Economics. She then served as manager of employee relations operations and director of the University’s human resources department before assuming her current role as vice president for administration in 2004.
Horsch is active in the Academy for Academic Personnel Administration, State of Michigan Business Affairs, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, National Association of College and University Business Officers, as well as the Michigan American Council on Education Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education. She is also involved with the local community, working with both the Rotary Club of Houghton and the Alpha Gamma Delta Women’s Fraternity and serving on the boards of Portage Health and the U.P. Labor Management Council. A strong advocate for sexual assault awareness on college campuses, she works with TERR (Tech Educating for Responsible Relationships), an organization that strives to raise awareness and teach prevention of violence against women.
Horsch holds a Master of Arts in Economics from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Michigan Tech.