Our departments are dedicated to advancing the missions, vision, and goals of the University through effective and efficient administrative and support services. We provide services to faculty, staff, students, and the community to accomplish Michigan Tech's goals in a safe, healthy, and attractive setting.

VP for Administration at a Glance

University Strategic Plan
Read the University's Mission, Vision, and Goals.

University Dashboard
Find statistics and data on Michigan Tech.

Continuous Improvement Using Lean Principles
Identify ways to bring lean practices to your area.

Environmental Health and Safety
Stay informed to help promote a safe, healthy working environment.

Committees and Task Forces
View the list of VP for Administration advisory groups.

Offices Under the Vice President

Business Operations
Public Safety and Police Services
Risk Management and Compliance
Human Resources

Offices Under the Senior Associate Vice President

A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum
Office of Continuous Improvement
Facilities Management
Auxiliary Services
Office of Information Services
Finance and Planning

About the Vice President

Ellen S. Horsch

Ellen S. Horsch

VP for Administration

MA, Economics

BS, Business



311 Lakeshore Center


Ellen S. Horsch was appointed vice president for administration at Michigan Technological University in 2004.

From 1991 to 2004, Horsch was director of the University's human resources department, directing the functions of payroll, employment, faculty personnel, labor relations, compensation, classification, and benefits. From 1989 to 1991, she was manager of employee relations operations.

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Inquiries About Property Transactions

Inquiries regarding university real estate property transactions should be directed to the Office of the Vice President for Administration. Real estate transaction types may include:

  • Sales
  • Leases
  • Easements
  • Purchases

Please call the Office of the Vice President for Administration with your inquiry.

Office of the Vice President for Administration: 906-487-1737