Dr. Bradley Lane

Dr. Bradley LaneDr. Bradley Lane is now serving as the permanent president of Seattle Central College. 

Dr. Lane has held a variety of faculty and administrative appointments at the Seattle Colleges, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, and Vanderbilt University. Most recently, he served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Santa Monica College in California. At Seattle Central, Dr. Lane previously served as Executive Vice President of Instruction, Finance and Planning; Vice President of Instruction, Executive Dean for Academic Affairs; and Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, in addition to teaching classes in English, Humanities, and Gender and Women Studies.

In his career, Dr. Lane received a national fellowship on digital learning from the Association of Chief Academic Officers and led many efforts to increase adaptive and competency-based learning and flexible teaching and learning modalities. Among his many accomplishments, he has launched large-scale faculty development programs around increasing equity and developed affinity groups and mentoring programs for faculty of color, and implemented guided pathways equitably through the inclusion of student voices and initiatives that center the experiences of Black and Latinx college students.

Dr. Lane holds a master's degree in Teaching, Learning, and Diversity from Peabody College at Vanderbilt and a Ph.D. in Communication and Culture and Gender Studies from Indiana University.