President Richard L. Torgerson, Ph.D.
Dr. Richard L. Torgerson became Luther College’s ninth president in July 1999. Prior to coming to Luther, he served in faculty and administrative positions at five church-affiliated liberal arts colleges, all but one being a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. View biographical information.
The President reports to the college’s governing body, an elected 30-member Board of Regents. The Board establishes policy and provides oversight for all business and financial affairs. The day-to-day management of the college is vested in the President and six vice-presidents.