Dr. Karin Hilgersom became President of Truckee Meadows Community College in June 2016. She most recently served as the president of Sullivan County Community College, SUNY Sullivan, in Loch Sheldrake, New York. She previously served as the executive vice president for Walla Walla Community College and for Central Oregon Community College. She earned her doctorate in Educational Policy and Management, and her Masters in Rhetoric and Communication at the University of Oregon.
Dr. Hilgersom began her community college career as a faculty member in 1986, which included experience as full-time faculty, department chair of Communication Studies, and dean of Arts and Sciences at Spokane Community College. She has taught thousands of students in numerous professional technical, health careers, and transfer majors. Her management experience has included the supervision of academic programs, executive teams, tutoring centers, community and extended learning, small business development centers, libraries, distance learning, and campus IT.
About TMCC:

Truckee Meadows Community College is a comprehensive community college located in Reno, Nevada, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. The College serves more than 25,000 students each year in credit and non-credit programs at five educational sites and more than 20 community locations.

TMCC is northern Nevada's jobs college, preparing qualified students for jobs in industries right here in Nevada.  TMCC is continually growing and finding new ways to prepare students for jobs in our community. Offering academic and university transfer, occupational training, career enhancement workshops and classes just for fun, TMCC is the fastest growing college in northern Nevada.