Office of the President
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
Dr. Williams and students at the December 2022 Scholarship Luncheon
Dr. Williams at the December 1, 2022 Student Services Center plaque unveiling.
Dr. Williams at the November 2, 2022 East County Education Center press conference.
Dr. Williams with students in August, 2022 for first week of classes on the Germantown Campus.
Dr. Williams with students in August 2022 for the first week of classes on the Takoma Park-Silver Spring campus.
Dr. Williams with students and staff in August 2022 during first week of classes on the Rockville campus.
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, ) .
Read about our FY22 Priorities Progress Report (PDF, ) .
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.)