Rollin Homer is Vice President, Facilities and Campus Planning, at ArtCenter College of Design, with responsibility for facilities, campus planning, sustainability and auxiliary services, which includes management of the College’s food services, bookstore operations, transportation providers and tenant relations.
Rollin joined ArtCenter in 2003 and has served in a variety of roles encompassing facilities, campus planning, real estate and operations. While leading Facilities and Campus Planning, Rollin has played a key role in expanding ArtCenter’s South Campus by acquiring and renovating 870 South Raymond Avenue, a former USPS distribution center, and 1111 South Arroyo Blvd, a six story commercial office building at the origin point of the 110 freeway. He is leading the College through the Master Plan process to create a 15-year vision for ArtCenter’s two campuses in Pasadena, including student housing—a first for the College.
Rollin graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2005 with a Bachelors of Architecture. While in school, he led Cal Poly’s American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) chapter, served as the student representative for American Institute of Architects Inland California (AIAIC), and as the state student representative for the AIA California Council. He was also a member of Tau Sigma Delta, the architecture student honor society. Since graduating he has been an associate member of the American Institute of Architects.
He is an honorably discharged disabled veteran of the United States Navy. During his enlistment he was deployed to the Persian Gulf twice, once in 1993 and again in 1995. He was also a volunteer during the first year of the AmeriCorps’ Cape Cod program in 1999.
Rollin lives in Altadena with his wife Tammy and their two children, Allison and Rylland. When not working, Rollin enjoys camping and surfing with his family at the various Southern California beaches.