Title: President, Lemoyne-Owen College
Miller made history when the LeMoyne-Owen College Board of Trustees elected her to serve as the college’s 12th president. She took office September 1, 2015, becoming the first woman and the second alumnus to serve as president since the College was founded in 1862. Miller has more than 20 years of experience in higher education. Prior to taking the helm at LeMoyne-Owen, she served as chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) in Louisiana. Prior to that, Miller served for five years as chancellor of SOWELA Technical Community College in Louisiana. She transformed this former technical college into a comprehensive technical community college while leading it through its first SACSCOC regional accreditation. Under her leadership, SOWELA’s enrollment increased by 67 percent during her tenure. A Memphis native, Miller also served for six years as provost/executive vice president for Academic and Student Affairs at Southwest Tennessee Community College where she was responsible for strategic planning and institutional research. Prior to her leadership role at community colleges, Miller spent several years in academic administration at four-year institutions. She served for six years as vice president for Academic Affairs/dean of faculty at LeMoyne-Owen College, and as an assistant dean in the College of Human and Community Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno.