RENO, Nevada – The Board of Regents voted to extend the contract of Truckee Meadows Community College President Karin Hilgersom on Friday.
Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly lauded Hilgersom for her professionalism and growth since taking over the institution in 2016.
“President Hilgersom is well regarded, both at the college as well as within the community, as an advocate for TMCC. Her passion for the college and its students is evident. She is quite visible as the college’s leader and chief advocate,” Reilly said.
Truckee Meadows Community 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.
The Nevada System of Higher Education, comprised of two doctoral-granting universities, a state college, four comprehensive community colleges and one environmental research institute, serves the educational and job training needs of Nevada. NSHE provides educational opportunities to more than 100,000 students and is governed by the Nevada Board of Regents.