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Steve Robinson

President, Lansing Community College

Steve Robinson is the seventh President of Lansing Community College.

He previously served as President at Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio. Before joining Owens, Robinson served as Executive Dean of Planning and Research at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan.

At four-year institutions, he served as a member of the graduate faculty in English at the University of Michigan-Flint. He also served as a chair and faculty advisor in the Doctorate in Community College Leadership program at Ferris State University and the Doctoral Program in Higher Education at the University of Toledo.

Locally, he serves on several boards, including the Michigan Community College Association, Mid-Michigan Red Cross, the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, and the Lansing Area Economic Partnership. A frequent essayist in publications such as Forbes, The Atlantic, Diverse Issues, Inside Higher Education, and Community College Daily, Robinson is the creator of the #EndCCStigma social media campaign and a passionate advocate for community colleges.

Robinson earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. in English from Michigan State University. He is also a graduate of the Chair Academy for Leadership and Development, the Harvard Management Development Program, and the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence.