Roger W. Schultz is the Superintendent/President of Mt. San Jacinto College, a position he has held since 2008. He joined MSJC in 2001 to fill the position of Vice President of Student Services. He also served as interim Vice President of Instruction at the college, as well as the executive director of the MSJC Foundation. Mt San Jacinto College is the fastest growing community college in the state and currently serves more than 26,000 students throughout a 1700 square mile district with five instruction sites. The District has received numerous institutional awards including the Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire Readers’ Choice Best College or School for 8 consecutive years and has been recognized as one of the top 150 colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute.
Dr. Schultz received a bachelor of arts in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California, a master’s degree in communication management from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication and a doctorate in Leadership for Higher Education from Capella University.
Dr. Schultz serves on a number of community groups throughout the district including the Murrieta Temecula Group, the Monday Morning Group, the Hemet/San Jacinto Action Group, the Central County United Way, the Pass Economic Development Agency Board, the Capella University Community College Advisory Council and the Southwest County Economic Development Agency Board. He is the incoming chair of the inland empire region 9 CEO group and a member of the statewide community college CEO Board, and also serves on the Executive Council of the Inland Empire/Desert Regional Career Technical Education Consortium. Dr. Schultz represents MSJC on the City of Murrieta Successor Agency Oversight Board and previously served as a member/officer of the Menifee Chamber and board member of the San Jacinto Valley Academy charter school.
Dr. Schultz’s experience in higher education dates back to 1988, when he worked at the University of Southern California for several years. He also served as Dean of Admissions, Records and International Education at Long Beach City College.