Salt Lake Community College President Deneece G. Huftalin recently chose Dr. Roderic Land to act as Special Assistant to the President.
“In this new position Dr. Land will focus on inclusivity initiatives, leadership succession training and development, K-16 partnerships, and other strategic initiatives as they evolve at the College,” said Dr. Huftalin. “Dr. Land brings with him a wealth of experience leading community groups and he will be a wonderful addition to the college.”
Dr. Roderic Land
Dr. Land did all of his postgraduate work at the University of Illinois, where he earned his PhD in Educational Policy, Organization and Leadership. He has committed his “life and work” to higher education. Dr. Land most recently worked in the Salt Lake County Mayor’s office as a special projects coordinator. He also teaches in the Education, Culture, and Society program at the University of Utah and serves as an Associate Minister at Calvary Baptist Church.
“I am looking forward to building and enhancing great relationships and working for the College with a spirit of collaboration,” said Dr. Land. “My goals include fulfilling the college’s mission toward providing quality higher education and lifelong learning to people of diverse cultures, abilities and ages, and to serve the needs of the community broadly defined.”