FAFSA School Code: 002371 (Including this code in your FAFSA will send your application directly to our financial aid office.)

Timothy A. Rich, M.A., PHR

Vice President for Human Resources
Adjunct Instructor

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Riley Hall 1602

Tim Rich serves as Associate Vice President of Human Resources at Northwestern. He has more than 25 years of Human Resources experience, both in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Prior to Northwestern, Rich was at the University of Minnesota where he served as Director of Human Resources, providing HR support to a department of 2,500+ employees. His experience also includes HR leadership at Fingerhut Corporation as well as Northwest Airlines.

Rich has also served in a variety of lay leadership roles in the local church. He holds a B.A. in Interpersonal Communications from the University Wisconsin-Eau Claire and has done graduate work at the University of Minnesota in the area of Human Resources and leadership development and has completed a master’s degree in human resource management from Concordia University.

Rich and his wife, Marcia, have been married for 29 years and have three sons. They currently live in Shoreview, Minnesota.

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