DR. LANE GLENN
(12:30-1:20 PM, Tuesday, March 10, 2009)
Dr. Lane A. Glenn is Vice President of Academic Affairs at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He has also served as Dean of Academic and Student Services at Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills, Michigan; and on the faculty at Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan. He has a diverse background in education and the performing arts that includes nearly twenty years of teaching and administration, alongside work as an actor and director for the stage, television and films.
Lane is a Facilitator for the International Chair Academy for Leadership Training and Development and a certified Appreciative Inquiry Trainer for Company of Experts.net. As a researcher, author and consultant for higher education professionals, businesses and the social sectors, he has produced articles and workshops on topics ranging from behavioral styles and team building, to conflict management, strategic planning, change management, leadership through storytelling, academic master planning, student development at commuter colleges, and learning styles in the classroom and in the workplace.
A born optimist and former president of his local chapter of Optimists International, Lane seeks solutions to student success and organizational development challenges through a “strengths-based and evidence-guided” approach to visioning, planning and communications. Lane earned a Ph.D. from Michigan State University, a Master of Arts from Oklahoma State University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Northeastern State University. Lane is proud to say he got his start at a community college: Rose State College in Midwest City, Oklahoma.