The State University of New York Board of Trustees today approved the appointment of DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna, as president of Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York. She will take office on May 21.
Monroe Community College enrolls more than 11,500 students, according to the latest data supplied to the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 21 percent of the student body.
“Monroe Community College is a beacon of educational excellence and opportunity that is nationally known for its commitment to student success, innovation, and its significant impact on Rochester, Monroe County, and the Finger Lakes Region,” said Dr. Burt-Nanna. “I am honored to be selected as MCC’s next president and will work with MCC faculty, staff, and stakeholders to extend MCC’s legacy of educational excellence, innovation, and strong community partnerships.”
Dr. Burt-Nanna has been serving as vice president of student and academic affairs for South Central College, which has campuses in Faribault and North Mankato, Minnesota. Earlier, she served in various faculty and administrative roles at Baker College in Muskegon, Michigan.
Dr. Burt-Nanna holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in educational leadership, all from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.