Dr. Bullock is passionate about ensuring educational opportunities are accessible to all Illinois residents, including those under incarceration. He is proud of Lake Land’s partnership with the Illinois Department of Corrections in serving incarcerated students through full-time college degree programs at 25 Illinois adult and juvenile correctional facilities throughout Illinois, providing opportunity and reducing recidivism for the most vulnerable students.
He is a long-standing Rotarian and is actively engaged in communities throughout east central Illinois, serving as a board member for numerous organizations including Coles Together, The Effingham Regional Growth Alliance, the Christian County Economic Development Corporation, the East Central Illinois Development Corporation and the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System.
Appointed by Governor J.B. Pritzker as a Commissioner with the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, Dr. Bullock is actively engaged in advocating for the success of students across Illinois. He currently serves as Chair of the Illinois Council of Community College Presidents and has nearly 30 years of experience in higher education as a teacher and administrator, in addition to a successful career in the private sector.
He earned a Doctor of Philosophy from Marian University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.