Interim President of Seattle Central College
Bradley Lane has returned to Seattle Central College to serve as Interim President after serving as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Santa Monica College in California. He has held a variety of faculty and administrative appointments at Seattle Colleges, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, and Vanderbilt University. At Seattle Central, Lane previously served as Executive Vice President of Instruction, Finance and Planning; Vice President of Instruction; Executive Dean for Academic Affairs; and Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, in addition to teaching classes in English, Humanities, and Gender and Women Studies.
Over his career, he has received a national fellowship on digital learning from the Association of Chief Academic Officers and led many efforts to increase adaptive and competency-based learning and flexible teaching and learning modalities. Among his many accomplishments, he has launched large-scale faculty development programs around increasing equity and developed affinity groups and mentoring programs for faculty of color, and implemented guided pathways equitably through the inclusion of student voices and initiatives that center the experiences of Black and Latinx college students.
Lane holds a master's degree in Teaching, Learning, and Diversity from Peabody College at Vanderbilt and a Ph.D. in Communication and Culture and Gender Studies from Indiana University.