Linda Logan, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Inclusion Officer, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology
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 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, and she 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.