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Dr. Deidre Price

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs/College Provost
Dr. Deidre Price

Deeply committed to the transformative power of education, student success, and equity and inclusion, Dr. Price has two decades of experience in higher education. Her experiences include teaching in-person and online classes; leading faculty and staff and academic programming; working with educational agencies, local industry, local and state legislators, and community stakeholders; and establishing articulation agreements and cooperative arrangements. 

Prior to joining Montgomery College, Dr. Price served as vice president for academic affairs at Northwest Florida State College. In that role, she had responsibility for traditional community college associate degree and certificate programs, bachelor’s degrees, workforce development, academic services, as well as a high-performing charter high school located on campus and operated by the college. Her contributions have led to innovations in online learning and faculty development, the expansion of dual enrollment, and significant grant awards targeting program enhancements in career and technical education.

Dr. Price began her education career as an adjunct faculty member teaching English at Okaloosa-Walton Community College (later renamed Northwest Florida State College), the University of South Alabama, and Tallahassee Community College. She served as a full-time faculty member for 11 years, then transitioned to serve as director of instructional technology and online education, then dean of academic strategies, innovation, and support, and finally to vice president for academic affairs.

Dr. Price holds dual bachelor’s degrees in English and philosophy and a master’s degree in English from the University of South Alabama. She earned her Ph.D. in English from Florida State University in the literature, media, and culture program with a concentration in new media studies.