President's Vitæ

Ron Langrell

Abbreviated Vitæ (2005 - Present)

Education

Ph.D., higher education leadership, Florida State University

Ed.Sp., vocational education, University of Idaho

M.Ed., guidance and counseling, University of Idaho

B.S., psychology, University of Idaho

Background

Bates Technical College, Tacoma, Washington:  President (2012 - present)

Riverland Community College, Austin, MN:  Executive Vice President (2007 - 2012); Lead Administrator, Owatonna College & University Center (2005 - 2009); Vice President, Academic & Student Affairs (2005 - 2007)

Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla, WA: Vice President of Instruction (1998 - 2005); Interim Dean of Instruction (1997); Director, Vocational-Technical and Continuing Education (1991 - 97); Director, Continuing Education and Clarkston Center Supervisor (1989 - 91)

Community

Member, Rotary Club of Austin, Minnesota, 2005 - 2012

Board Director (Liaison), Austin Area Chamber of Commerce, 2005 - 2012

Board Director, Austin Convention and Visitor's Bureau, 2008 - 2012

Board Commissioner, Austin Human Rights Commission, 2008 - 2012

Founder/Developer, Community Leadership Programs:  Fairmont, MN (2010), Owatonna MN, Albert Lea MN (2008), Austin MN (2006), Walla Walla WA (1990)

Professional

Member, Washington Association of Community and Technical Colleges (WACTC), Operating Budget Committee Member, 2012 - present

Board Trustee, American Technical Education Association (ATEA), 2011 - present

Member, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities ASA Coordinating Commission, 2011 - 2012

President, Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC), 2008 - 2012  

Member, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Policy Council,     2007 - 2011

Member, MnSCU Senior Vice Chancellor's ASA General Advisory Council, 2006 - 2011

Selected Presentations

Reframing Resistance to Diversity: Building a Pathway towards Inclusivity (preconvention workshop).
  American Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention, 2012, Orlando, Florida

Education Roles & Opportunities in Preparing the Workforce (panel presentation). 
  Summit of MN Agriculture Education Leadership Council, 2010, Eden Prairie, MN

From the Classroom View:  An Integrated Approach to Improving Teaching and Learning.
  NISOD 31st Annual International Conference, May 2009, Austin, Texas

College Assessment Jig Saw - Putting the Pieces Together (panel presentation). Minnesota
  Quality Improvement Program Annual Conference, November 2008, St. Paul, MN

Innovative Approaches in Moving Workforce Programs to the Forefront (closing presentation).
  MN Agriculture & Alternative Energy Conference, April 2008, Willmar, MN

Martin Luther King and My Choice of Social Consciousness (keynote presentation).
  Austin Human Rights Commission - MLK Day Celebration, January 2007, Austin, MN

Course Outline to Syllabus:  Successful Pathways in the Automated Assessment of Student Learning. 
  NISOD 28th Annual International Conference, May 2006, Austin, Texas

Responding to Targeted Industries Through Centers of Excellence (co-presenter). 
  Innovations 2005: League for Innovation in the Community College, March 2005, New York, NY