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Our Leadership

  • Keith Cornille

    Dr. Keith Cornille is responsible for the administration, operation and development of the College. He reports to the Board of Trustees and ensures Heartland is accomplishing its mission on behalf of District 540 residents and community partners.

    Email: Keith.Cornille@heartland.edu
    Phone: 309-268-8100

  • Kelli Hill

    Kelli Hill oversees areas of Heartland that enhance community, business and government partnerships. Learning opportunities supported by her division go beyond traditional college credit coursework.

    EmailKelli.Hill@heartland.edu
    Phone: 309-268-8100

    Contact Kelli or click on any of the links below to learn about HCC resources in her area.

    For individuals interested in life long learning:

    For businesses and organizations:

    For community partners:

  • Rick Pearce

    Dr. Rick Pearce is responsible for the areas of recruitment, instruction and support of students in Heartland's academic programs. He also collaborates with K-12 schools and other higher education partners.

    Email: Rick.Pearce@heartland.edu
    Phone: 309-268-8105

    Contact Rick or click on any of the links below to learn more about the areas he supports.

  • Doug Minter

    Doug Minter oversees Heartland's finances and general business operations. In addition, he is responsibile for Human Resources, campus facilities, technology and strategic planning.

    Email: Doug.Minter@heartland.eduPhone: 309-268-8100

  • Sarah Diel-Hunt

    Dr. Sarah Diel-Hunt leads initiatives, programs and reporting that span all of Heartland's academic units. She also oversees student learning outcomes assessment and online learning.

    Email: Sarah.DielHunt@heartland.edu
    Phone: 309-268-8593

    Contact Sarah or click on any of the links below to learn more about her areas of responsibility.

    For high school students:

    For Heartland students:

    For the College:

  • Scott Bross

    Scott Bross leads information technology efforts at Heartland for both administrative and academic needs.

    Email: Scott.Bross@heartland.edu
    Phone: 309-268-8364