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


The Monday Minute with Dr. Williams
Read the latest Monday Minute update from Dr. Williams, or find a previous Minute in the archives.

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. Read more about Dr. Williams.

2023 Slide Show

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.)