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Deneece G. Huftalin, Ph.D.


Dr. Deneece G. Huftalin currently serves as the Interim President of Salt Lake Community College and feels privileged to have served the students of Salt Lake Community College for more than two decades in various roles.

Dr. Huftalin joined SLCC in 1992 as the Director of Academic and Career Advising and in 1994 was named Dean of Students. In addition to working with students, she has worked in collaboration with faculty to strengthen learning communities, the first year experience, learning outcomes and inclusivity initiatives on campus. Dr. Huftalin was named Vice President of Student Services in 2004 and served in that capacity until 2014.

In addition to her professional role, Dr. Huftalin is a faculty member for Leadershape, Inc. an international non-profit focused on student leadership development and teaches in the Education, Leadership and Policy program at the University of Utah. Dr. Huftalin serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), the leading Student Affairs association. She currently serves as a board member for the Utah YWCA and previously served on the Utah Arts Festival Board.

Dr. Huftalin earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, a master’s degree in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles and a doctorate in Education, Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah.

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