Jermaine Williams Appointed President of Montgomery College in Maryland

Jermaine Williams has been named the next president of Montgomery College, a community college based in Rockville, Maryland.

Montgomery College enrolls just over 20,000 students, according to the most recent data provided by the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 26 percent of the student body.

Since 2019, Dr. Williams has been serving as president of Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York. Earlier, he was vice president for student affairs at North Shore Community College in Danvers, Massachusetts. Before that, he held various administrative posts at Northeastern Illinois University including assistant dean of academic development, assistant vice president for access, transition, and success, and acting vice president for student affairs.

Dr. Williams also served as director of student initiatives at the Community College of Philadelphia, as coordinator of first-year student programs and academic advisor at Temple University in Philadelphia, and as assistant to the director of the university freshman center and assistant coordinator of the self-pace program at St. John’s University in Queens, New York.

Dr. Williams is a graduate of Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He holds a master’s degree in sociology from St. John’s University and a master’s degree and doctoral degree both in education from Temple University.

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