Office of the President
President Kavalhuna is responsible for leadership, management, development, and coordination of all departments, divisions, and functions of the College, both internal and external. He is the foremost public representative of the College, speaks in an official capacity for the College, and is the face of the College to many public audiences.
In collaboration with other leaders, President Kavalhuna establishes and communicates the vision and strategic direction of the College. Some areas of responsibility include planning, budget, academics, personnel, student services, facilities, fundraising, policy, reporting, and community relations.
The president works closely with six vice presidents who take primary strategic and operational responsibility for major functional areas of the College. This group of senior leaders comprises the President's Cabinet.
The President is hired by, and reports to, the Henry Ford College Board of Trustees, who are elected by the citizens of Dearborn.
President Russell A. Kavalhuna, J.D.
About President Kavalhuna
HFC Leadership and Mission
Board of Trustees meeting (via Zoom), September 21, 2020
The Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting via Zoom videoconferencing technology on September 21, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: the High Holy Days of the Jewish year
President Kavalhuna shares his reflections on the Jewish high holidays at a time when observances are affected by the pandemic.
September 11: Inclusion and connection after tragedy
President Kavalhuna shares his reflections on the meaning of September 11 during this strange and challenging year in our society.
HFC partners with the state to provide Futures for Frontliners free-tuition program
Front line workers in our state now have a path to a tuition-free degree at Henry Ford College. The deadline to sign up is Dec. 31.