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Daniel Lufkin, Ed.D.

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Dr. Dan Lufkin has dedicated the last 20 years to leadership roles in higher education, currently serving as the campus president at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas. Alongside this role, he holds a position as an adjunct professor in the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Lufkin's teaching experience spans various institutions, including Texas Christian University, the University of Arizona Global Campus, and Northern Arizona University.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Lufkin has served on dissertation committees, actively contributing to the academic development of students. Beyond his institutional roles, he engages in leadership on various state, local, and national boards, focusing on workforce development, student success, and higher education policy. He is a proud member of the Higher Education Research and Development Institute (HERDI) South, the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), and serves as an On-site reaffirmation of accreditation evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

As a leader in higher education, Dr. Lufkin takes pleasure in delivering presentations at national conferences. Motivated by a profound commitment to disseminate his expertise and leadership experiences, he has been engaged in instructional endeavors, encompassing both in-person and online modalities, since the year 2008.

Ed.D. – Nova Southeastern University – Organizational Leadership and Higher Education Leadership

M.Ed. – Northern Arizona University – Higher Education Leadership

B.A. – State University of New York at Potsdam – Sociology

MGT 5686 Leading Creativity and Innovation

Lufkin, D. W., Razo, D., & Guzman, R. “Capacity Building and the Importance of Leadership through Title V.” Presentation: Hispanic Association of the Colleges and Universities Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, October 2023.

Lufkin, D. W. “The Future of Student Development and the Impact of Student Affairs Leaders” Keynote speaker: National Council on Student Development, National Conference, Houston Community College, Houston, Texas, November 2023.

Lufkin, D. W. “Attracting Non-traditional & Diverse Talent” Presentation: Community College Association of Texas Trustees, Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, September 2023.

Lufkin, D. W. “Case management approach to advising: How Tarrant County College made the change.” Presentation: National Alliance of Community & Technical Colleges, National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July 2021.

Lufkin, D. W. (2020, March 31). Virus reveals character. The Tidewater News. Retrieved from https://www.thetidewaternews.com/2020/03/31/virus-reveals-character/

Lufkin, D. W. (2020, January 27). Proposal will make college more affordable. Suffolk News-Herald. Retrieved from https://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2020/01/27/proposal-will-make-college-more-affordable/

Lufkin, D. W., & Urquhart, D. (2018). Effective collaboration with community stakeholders. Community College Entrepreneurship, Summer/Fall 2018, 11 & 24. Retrieved from https://nacce.site-ym.com/page/JournalPage