Appointed as the ninth president of Crafton Hills College in January 2019, Dr. Kevin Horan brings a renewed vision for access and student success to the campus. Horan spent 13 years with the Contra Costa Community College District, including seven years as vice president of instruction and student services at Los Medanos College. His experience in implementing guided pathways and developing online/distance education will help guide Crafton Hills College  through its educational master plan. His leadership in planning and implementing over $125 million in bond-funded facilities will be an asset as the College embarks on improving facilities with bond funding now available through Measure CC.

Horan earned an educational doctorate in educational leadership from Saint Mary’s College, a master of science in college student personnel from Western Illinois University, and a bachelor of arts in government and dramatic arts from Saint Mary’s College. He and his wife, Erica, have two children, Sage and Reid.