Hartnell College

President's Corner

Willard LeWallen Ph.D.,  Superintendent/President of Hartnell College

On behalf of the Hartnell College board of trustees, faculty, staff, and administration, I welcome you to our community of learning excellence. We are proud to provide students with a wide array of educational programs and services that will enable you to achieve your academic and career goals. Our academic programs will prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution and our career and technical education programs will prepare you to enter a variety of occupations in the workforce of today and tomorrow. As a student at Hartnell College you will have opportunities to participate in personal enrichment, artistic and cultural events, student organizations, athletic programs, and student leadership activities. Get involved...long standing research has demonstrated that students who are engaged in the campus community have greater success than those who don't get involved.

The central focus of Hartnell College is student learning and we strive to create a stimulating learning environment. With a spirit of innovation and creativity, the faculty and staff constantly engage in activities designed to enhance the learning environment and to provide for the ever-changing needs of the students and the communities we serve. At Hartnell College you will find instructional excellence coupled with comprehensive and accessible learning support services.

Hartnell College is appreciated and admired by the communities it serves for its high quality academics, excellent facilities, forward thinking faculty and staff, outstanding support systems and effective management of resources. Hartnell  College has a history of success and a future of unlimited possibilities. We look forward to adding you to our list of success stories.

See you on the campus…


Willard Clark Lewallen, Ph.D.



Who to contact

Phone: 831-755-6700
E - College Administration (South)
Office: Superintendent/President
Building: E - College Administration (South)
Executive Assistant to the Supt/Pres and Board of Trustees
Phone: 831 755-6900
Hartnell College Main Campus
Office: Superintendent/President
Building: 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 831-755-6900
Hartnell College Main Campus
Office: Office of Superintendent/President
Building: 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901