Rockford College Extends Dr. Head's Contract

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford College has announced Dr. Robert Head, Ph.D, will stay in office for another two years.

Dr. Head took over presidency in 2008 and has focused on implementing three major strategies into the college:

1) defining academic programs to expand the College's academic reputation.

2) instill further commitment to the student experience as a whole.

3) define human and physical assets on campus.

Rockford College is a four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields. The College offers approximately 80 majors, minors and concentrations, including the adult accelerated degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. Through its Graduate Studies department, degrees are extended to include the Master of Arts in Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT). Rockford College is home to one of only 11 Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) chapters in Illinois, the most prestigious honor society in the United States. Named by The Princeton Review as a Best Midwestern College and one of only 81 colleges in the nation as a “College with a Conscience,” Rockford College currently serves approximately 1,250 full-and part-time students.