Donald Burns, Ph.D.

Don BurnsPresident Emeritus
Montcalm Community College

Dr. Burns is president emeritus of Montcalm Community College. Prior to his 25 years as president he served as dean of student and community services and as executive vice-president. He earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. He also serves on the advisory board for the Ferris State University Community College Leadership Program.

Although his wife Maureen claims that his favorite hobby has always been serving on boards (some of his current boards include a private college, bank, and foundation), Don enjoys reading, movies, hiking and travel. His most recent venture was to hike the Inca Trail and visit Machu Picchu. He is excited to be part of the DCCL program.





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