Henry Ford College (HFC) was established in 1938 as a junior college.  It now offers not only occupational and career programs, and traditional transfer programs, but in 2014 began offering its first bachelor degree program in Culinary Arts.    HFC also has a University Center program that offers several degrees by partnering with nearby universities.  HFC primarily serves Dearborn and Wayne County, with a small percentage of students coming from other areas.   

Janice Gilliland, Dean of the School of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) at Henry Ford College. She is educated and experienced in Educational Leadership, as both a teacher, K-12 through community college, and as a college administrator. She emphasizes developing a diverse and inclusive atmosphere in the school of STEM and providing students with supportive pathways to completion of bachelor’s and graduate level studies.