Dr. Morna K. Foy is president of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). President Foy believes in the power of technical education to enrich lives and strengthen Wisconsin’s economy. The result is a sharp focus on the innovation necessary to deliver relevant, valuable learning opportunities for students at every stage of their lives and careers, and a reliable talent pipeline for employers in every sector and region of the state.
WTCS is the largest higher education system in the state, consisting of 16 technical colleges across the state and serving nearly 300,000 students each year. Wisconsin’s technical colleges develop individuals at every stage of their academic and work careers into experts and entrepreneurs who make an immediate economic impact. The System ensures that program curriculum is driven by industry leaders representing every sector of Wisconsin’s economy, who routinely serve on colleges’ program advisory committees.
Morna has more than 25 years of experience in higher education policy development and leadership. She holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison, an MPA in Finance and Policy from Indiana University, and a doctorate in Education Leadership and Policy Analysis from UW-Madison.