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Office of the Chancellor

The chancellor, Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the Chief Executive Officer of the Lone Star College System and is charged with carrying out the policies and procedures of the Board of Trustees.

In addition to this comprehensive management role, the Chancellor serves as one of the state’s senior advocates for higher education and interacts extensively with elected officials, the business, educational, philanthropic, and professional communities, and the general public.

Our Mission

Lone Star College System provides comprehensive educational opportunities and programs to enrich lives.

Our Vision

Lone Star College will be a model college globally recognized for achieving exceptional levels of success in student learning, student completion, gainful employment, equity and affordability.

About the Chancellor

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Dr. Steve Head was appointed as the fourth chancellor of the Lone Star College System after a thirty-year history of high-level positions at LSC including President of Lone Star College-North Harris, Executive Vice Chancellor, Interim President at LSC-Montgomery and President of LSC-Kingwood. His focus is on student access, equality, success and completion; academic quality; workforce programs in alignment with community needs; and collaborative agreements with educational, business and local civic organizations. He believes in operating the college on a sound, fiscally conservative model based on data, efficiencies, accountability and common sense.

Dr. Head received his Ph.D. in History from Texas Tech University. He earned a Master of Arts degree in History and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Lamar University in Beaumont Texas. In addition, he has been a lecturer in the higher education doctoral program at Sam Houston State University and taught classes in community college leadership and higher education finance, and he has taught a number of History undergraduate and graduate classes for LSC and university partners.

Dr. Head has served on the board of five area chambers of commerce and three economic development districts or councils. He has also held significant community positions. He promotes strong community relations and partnerships with business, the government, and civic and charitable organizations.

In addition to his work, Dr. Head has been recognized as a Citizen of the Year by both the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce and the Acres Home Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Head was appointed to the Texas Economic Development Council by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2015, and also serves on the boards of Interfaith of the Woodlands, the Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center and the American Association of Community Colleges.


2016 LSC Employee Awards

The 2016 Employee Awards ceremony recognizes faculty and staff for their outstanding service to supporting student success.

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