Tribal Member, Edward Bowker, Named IT Director at College of Menominee Nation
Edward Bowker has been named Director of Information Technology at the College of Menominee Nation. Bowker, who joined the staff of the tribal college in 2012, previously served a Network Administrator for CMN’s Keshena and Green Bay campuses. As Director, his responsibilities include oversight of server system operations and security, and leading long-term development of the institution’s IT infrastructure.
Bowker earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2015. The 2009 Hayward High School graduate is an enrolled member of the Lac Courte Oreilles band of the Ojibwe Nation.
CMN is a baccalaureate-level accredited institution now in its 27th year of operation. It currently has 1,263 alumni holding academic degrees or technical diplomas in more than two dozen fields of study. About 68 percent of students attending the College are enrolled or descendant American Indians representing dozens of tribal nations. CMN’s flagship campus is in Keshena on the Menominee Reservation; students are also served from an urban campus in metropolitan Green Bay.