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.

Welcome to Henry Ford College

I came to Henry Ford College because I knew this was a place that could make a real difference in people's lives. The College has 80 years of proof that its model of education and service is what our nation needs. Our College has hundreds of exceptional faculty and staff, thousands of hard-working students and partners, and tens of thousands of proud community supporters and alumni.

Through the efforts of these dedicated supporters, our College has the strength, the will, and the heart that it needs to make a powerful, positive difference for every person and organization it touches.

For evidence of the difference we make, read and listen to our stories on this website and our social media. Learn what a Future Driven education means to an individual student. Connect and engage with our community, on your own terms. We'll be here for you.

My personal promises to you, as president of Henry Ford College:

  1. We will be true to our core values.
  2. We will act with integrity and honesty.
  3. We will put students and their success first in all we do.
  4. We will pursue excellence in every facet of our work.
  5. We will be responsive to the changing needs of our industry partners, our community, our region, and our nation.
  6. We will be good stewards of our resources, including our community-based public funding.
  7. We will actively engage our community as a good neighbor and a valuable resource.
  8. We will be a Welcoming College.
  9. We will work hard, every day, to be a shining example of all that is best in higher education and in service to our students, our state, and our world.

I welcome communications and connections with anyone who wants to participate in our mission. Please contact me at any time. Let's look to the future, together.

Russ Kavalhuna, J.D.
Henry Ford College

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