Dr. Linda Lujan

Rural Community Leaders Fellow (2023)
President Emeritus, Lamar Community College

Dr. Linda Lujan, a tireless advocate for rural America, is the recently retired president of Lamar Community College in Southeast Colorado. She served 40 years at five different community colleges in Colorado and Arizona, including 6 ½ years as president at LCC and 6 ½ years as president at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Arizona. While she loved both roles, the one that most influenced her passion for rural colleges is LCC. Post-retirement, she is the project manager for the Colorado Community College System’s Rural College Consortium, working increase access to educational opportunities for rural students.

Lujan earned a Ph.D. in community college leadership from Colorado State University, a master’s degree in educational technology leadership from The George Washington University, a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Colorado Christian University, and an associate degree in management information systems from Arapahoe Community College. She also completed a certificate in executive education for sustainability leadership from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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