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
HFC strategic planning update and employee survey
Strategic Planning Team co-chairs Russ Kavalhuna and Tony Perry provide an update and ask employees to take a survey on strategic planning themes.
Board of Trustees meeting, October 18, 2021
The Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting on October 18, 2021. This meeting will be held in the Rosenau Board Room.
Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day
President Kavalhuna shares his reflections on the holiday known officially as Columbus Day but often commemorated as Indigenous Peoples' Day.
President Kavalhuna and Eric Wilson share their reflections on this month-long holiday commemorating those who have contributed to equal rights for all.