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Dr. Jermaine F. Williams is the 11th President of Montgomery College.


The Inauguration of Dr. Jermaine F. Williams

Dr. Jermaine F. Williams was installed as the 11th president of Montgomery College October 19, 2022.  You can view photos, videos, and details about the celebration  and the pre-inaugural celebrations on all three campuses here.

2022 Slide Show

About President Jermaine Williams

Dr. Jermaine F. Williams became the president of Montgomery College on February 28, 2022.

Dr. Williams’ work in higher education has focused his energies on improving access for students, as well as retention, graduation, and post-completion success. He has paid special attention to mitigating institutional societal and racial inequities, strategically creating programs and policies that support historically underrepresented and/or marginalized groups. He has years of experience designing, managing, and enhancing institutional and statewide programs and initiatives that have yielded positive student outcomes.

Dr. Williams has been widely lauded for his inclusive leadership style and for building teams that create strategic programming and policies to improve student outcomes. His professional approach to student success is deeply rooted in equity-minded systems and data-informed analysis. Dr. Williams’ view of higher education as a public good informs his personal passion about enhancing access, completion, and post-completion success, goals that are shared across Montgomery College. Read more about Dr. Williams

Read a welcome message from Dr. Williams (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window) .

Read about our FY22 Priorities Progress Report (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window) .

Past MC Presidents

Presidents are listed by year of service at Montgomery College:

  • Hugh G. Price | 1946-1953
  • Dr. Donald E. Deyo | 1953-1965
  • Dr. George A. Hodson, Jr. | 1965-1966
  • Dr. William C. Strasser | 1966 - 1979
  • Dr. Robert E. Parilla | 1979 - 1999
  • Dr. Charlene R. Nunley (Gold Medallion) | 1999 - 2007
  • Dr. Brian K. Johnson | 2007 - 2009
  • Dr. Hercules Pinkney (Gold Medallion) | 2009 - 2010
  • Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard (Gold Medallion) | 2010–2021 
  • Dr. Charlene Dukes (Interim) | 2021-2022

(Awarded by the Board of the Trustees, the Gold Medallion recognizes exceptional service and nationally recognized presidential leadership in higher education.)