African-American Lesbian To Lead Montgomery College

May 20, 2010  |  

(Washington Post) — DeRionne P. Pollard, a California community college president known for having boundless energy in the face of state budget cuts, was announced Tuesday as the new president of Montgomery College. Pollard, 39, is the ninth chief executive of Maryland’s largest two-year college and the first since the departure in September of Brian K. Johnson. Trustees removed Johnson amid allegations of overspending and lapses in management, an episode that briefly plunged the school into administrative chaos.

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