Henry Ford College President
Russell A. Kavalhuna, J.D.

The College's sixth president, Mr. Kavalhuna is leading the way in creating affordable access to excellent higher education for all students. His mission is to promote an HFC education as a gateway to the middle class, and a gem in the Midwest.

Public Communications and Messages

President Kavalhuna welcomes comments, suggestions, and feedback about the content of his messages. Please send your message to president@hfcc.edu

2019 messages

Most recent messages first:

What Eid al-Adha means - Aug. 9, 2019

Our diverse community can lead real change - Aug. 5, 2019

What Independence Day means - July 2, 2019

What LGBTQ Pride Month means - June 20, 2019

Why Juneteenth matters - June 19, 2019

What Memorial Day means - May 23, 2019

What Ramadan means, and how we can support our Muslim community - May 14, 2019

While grieving renewed attacks, we can build a culture of connection - April 23, 2019

HFC policies on smoking and dangerous weapons (video) - April 14, 2019

Our community grieves together, and stands with our Muslim brothers and sisters - March 16, 2019

Condolences to our community following the death of student Ahmed Altaii - March 11, 2019

A video and statement about academic services to help students keep up with their classes - Feb. 20, 2019

A video and statement about the decision to keep campus open Tuesday, Feb. 12

John Dingell: a man For the Good of All - Feb. 8, 2019

State of the College: points of pride, vision for 2019 - Jan. 3, 2019

2018 messages

Establishing a Strategic Enrollment Management Core Team and SEM strategy (message to colleagues) - Dec. 21, 2018

Wishing you joy and fulfillment (message to campus) - Dec. 20, 2018

Why I am grateful for you (message to campus) - Nov. 21, 2018

Building Respect and Defeating Hate (message to campus) - Nov. 5, 2018

VIDEO: HFC and the Dearborn Community - Our Best, Together - October 2018

Looking to the Future Together (message to campus) - Sept. 10, 2018

Inaugural State of the College Address (story) - Aug. 21, 2018

President Kavalhuna signs Governor's resolution supporting civility - July 23, 2018

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