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
President Kavalhuna joins FedListens panel in Chicago
President Kavalhuna participates in Federal Reserve panel about monetary policy and its effects on vulnerable populations.
Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples' Day
President Kavalhuna talks about Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples' Day, which are commemorated on the second Monday of October.
What Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mean
As part of a series on religious, culture, and historic holidays, President Kavalhuna shares his reflections on the Jewish High Holy Days.
More than 1,100 high school students visited HFC as potential future Hawks!
Discover Day welcomed students from high schools around the region. Check out our photo album.