Create a free Diverse: Issues In Higher Education account to continue reading

Dr. DeRionne Pollard Named President of Nevada State College

Dr. DeRionne PollardDr. DeRionne Pollard

After leading two other institutions, Dr. DeRionne Pollard has been  named president of Nevada State College.

Becoming the first permanent Black women president at the college and within the state’s higher education system, she will begin her four-year contract on August 16, the Las Vegas Review Journal reported.

Pollard is the current president of Montgomery College in Maryland and has held various roles at the College of Lake County and previously served as president of Las Positas College. She earned a doctoral degree in philosophy from Loyola University Chicago.

“Her experience boosting student success and creating external partnerships at Montgomery College will serve NSC well,” Dr. Melody Rose, chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, said in a statement.

The trusted source for all job seekers
We have an extensive variety of listings for both academic and non-academic positions at postsecondary institutions.
Read More
The trusted source for all job seekers