Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard, President of Montgomery College
Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard, president of Montgomery College, is committed to empowering students to change their lives and enriching the life of the community. She sees ACES as the pathway for education that will have a profound impact on individuals' futures. Montgomery College, one of Maryland's largest undergraduate institutions, serves nearly 60,000 credit and noncredit students annually. Dr. Pollard began her career as an English professor at the College of Lake County (Ill.). She previously served as president of Las Positas College in California. Dr. Pollard received her Ph.D. in educational leadership and policy studies in higher education from Loyola University Chicago and her M.A. and B.A. in English from Iowa State University.