Beth Hogeland has been selected to serve as the next executive vice president of Academic Affairs and Workforce Development at Linn-Benton Community College, succeeding Carol Schaafsma, who will retire in June.
Hogeland, a Millersburg resident, has served as dean for the Liberal Arts, Social Systems and Human Performance division at the college since 2009. Previous to that position, she served as the dean of LBCC Family Resources and Education from 2002 to 2009, and as a faculty member in Family Resources from 1990 to 2002.
A graduate of Florida State University, Hogeland holds a doctorate degree in human development and family science as well as a master’s in education and a bachelor’s in child development and elementary education. In addition, she earned her master’s degree in counseling from Truman State University.
Hogeland will be responsible for the planning, development, supervision and evaluation of four major instructional divisions and serve as acting president in the president’s absence, among other duties. She will start her new position April 1.