Montgomery College’s president to head to Nevada


Pollard was the first black woman to lead as president of Montgomery College

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WDVM) — After 10 years, Montgomery College’s president is on her way to Nevada.

Dr. Derionne P. Pollard announced she has accepted a new position as the next president of Nevada State College. Pollard has been with the college serving more than 50,000 students since 2010.

She is known as a leader in the community and the first black woman and LGBTQ+ member to serve the college. She is leaving what is known as one of the nation’s best community colleges to now serve at a four-year institution.

She will be the first woman and first African American to lead Nevada State.

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