President, Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College
Michael Berndt has served as interim president of Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College since 2018. Previously, he served Century College from 2014 to 2018 as vice president of academic affairs, and from 2002 to 2014 he served Normandale Community College in several capacities including vice president of planning and institutional effectiveness, assistant to the president for strategic initiatives, and chair of the English department. He has teaching experience at Augsburg College, the University of Minnesota, and Normandale Community College. Currently, he serves on the Dakota-Scott Counties Workforce Development Board where he chairs the Business Services Committee. He holds a bachelor’s from the University of Minnesota Morris and a master’s from Southern Illinois University.