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Community college president

Donald Clare Burns, American academic administrator. Member of Michigan Association Community Student Personnel Adminstrs, Michigan Association Community College. Instructional Administrators, American Personnel and Guidance Association, American Association for Higher Education.

Background

Burns, Donald Clare was born on January 4, 1943 in Hubbardston, Michigan, United States. Son of Michael Louis and Florence Leona (Hogan) Burns.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1965. Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling, Michigan State University, 1969, Doctor of Philosophy in Administration and Curriculum, 1982.

Career

Teacher, coach St. Thomas School, Grand Rapids, 1965—1968. Director guidance and admissions American School Madrid, 1969—1971. Counselor, director area guidance center Montcalm Community College, Sidney, Michigan, 1971—1974, dean student and community services, 1974—1980, vice president for instruction, 1980—1984, president, since 1984.

Chairman Michigan School Counselor Legislation Committee, 1973, Career Education Planning District 22, 1975—1978. Vice chairman Community Action Agency, since 1976. Consultant in field.

Membership

Member of Michigan Association Community Student Personnel Adminstrs, Michigan Association Community College. Instructional Administrators, American Personnel and Guidance Association, American Association for Higher Education.

Connections

Married Maureen Ann Empey, August 19, 1967. Children: Daniel, Colleen, Donna, Cara.

father:
Michael Louis Burns

mother:
Florence Leona (Hogan) Burns

spouse:
Maureen Ann Empey

child:
Colleen Burns

child:
Donna Burns

child:
Cara Burns

child:
Daniel Burns