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
What Eid al-Adha means
President Kavalhuna writes about major cultural and spiritual observances that reflect our diverse community.
Our diverse community can lead real change
President Kavalhuna shares his thoughts about the power of truly hearing others on divisive issues, as a way to lead to meaningful change.
Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist talks about the IT skills gap, workforce diversity during visit to HFC
Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II joined several other government, business, and education leaders to talk about the IT skills gap and see HFC students in action.
What Independence Day means
President Kavalhuna shares his thoughts about the meaning of America's Independence Day.