Linda Logan, Ph.D., Named Chair of Michigan ACE Women’s Network

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Linda Logan, Ph.D., vice president and chief inclusion officer at Olivet College, has been named the chair of the Michigan American Council on Education (MI-ACE) Women’s Network. Previously, Dr. Logan spent three years as the MI-ACE Women’s Network state chair elect. She also served as the co-chair of the Public Policy Committee, co-chair of the Institutional Representatives Committee, and on the MI-ACE Women’s Network Executive Board of Directors. In addition, Dr. Logan chaired the MI-ACE Women’s Network Conference in 2018 and 2019 and has led Equal Pay Day for Women events for many years.
“In our rapidly changing world with numerous challenges affecting us all, we need women leaders in higher education,” Dr. Logan said. “We need the diversity of thought and the abundance of talent all gender identities bring to the table. MI-ACE envisions and strives to contribute to an open and just higher education environment in which all share their talents and voices equally. Diverse voices in management and policymaking are vital, and it is our network’s mission to offer the professional development, networking, partnerships and engagement opportunities that provide an ever-increasing pool of talent to our Michigan campuses. It is an honor to serve as the state chair.”
The ACE Women’s Network works to identify, develop, encourage, advance, link and support (IDEALS) women in higher education. Professional development, networking, mentoring, advocacy and support for women in Michigan’s higher education system are provided through the network.
Linda Logan, Ph.D.
Linda Logan, Ph.D., has served Olivet College for more than 20 years, presently as the vice president and chief inclusion officer. Dr. Logan’s responsibilities include education, training, engaging in research, and assisting in selecting talent and implementing programs that promote inclusion, diversity, equity, access and opportunity.
Dr. Logan first came to Olivet College as the director of the criminal justice program and an assistant professor of sociology and anthropology. In 2001, she transitioned to chair of the Social Science Department while maintaining her role of assistant professor. Later, Dr. Logan held the position of vice president and dean of student life and professor of sociology. She still continues to teach in her current role. She has decades of experience in counseling, research, conflict resolution, wellness program development, teaching and higher education leadership, paired with a passion for relationship building and mentorship.
Dr. Logan holds a doctorate in family and child ecology from Michigan State University, a master’s degree in counseling and guidance from Central Michigan University, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Saginaw Valley State University.
Learn more about Olivet College by contacting the Office of Admission at 800-456-7189 or admissions@olivetcollege.edu.