About Truckee Meadows Community College

About TMCC

Truckee Meadows Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Reno, Nevada. The College serves more than 28,000 students each year in credit and non-credit programs at five college sites and more than 20 community locations.

NSHE Board of Regents

TMCC is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and governed by the Board of Regents.  The Chancellor is appointed by the Board to serve as the NSHE’s chief executive officer.
Dr. Thom Reilly, Chancellor
Kevin J. Page, Chairman
Jason Geddes, Ph.D. Vice Chairman
Dr. Andrea Anderson
Dr. Patrick R. Carter
Cedric Crear
Carol Del Carlo
Mark W. Doubrava
Trevor Hayes
Sam Lieberman
Cathy McAdoo
John T. Moran
Allison Stephens
Rick Trachok

College Officers

Dr. Karin Hilgersom, Ph. D. President
Dr. Marie Murgolo-Poore, Ph.D. Vice President of Academic Affiars
Jim New Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services
Ms. Estella LeVario-Gutierrez, M.S. Vice President of Student Services and Diversity
Ms. Elena Bubnova Associate Vice President of Research, Marketing and Web Services

Institutional Vision, Mission, Values and Core Themes


Truckee Meadows Community College creates the future by changing lives.


Truckee Meadows Community College promotes student success, academic excellence and access to lifelong learning by supporting high-quality education and services within our diverse community.


The values upon which Truckee Meadows Community College bases its mission and vision statements are the principles, standards, and qualities the College considers worthwhile and desirable. Truckee Meadows Community College is committed to:

  • Student access and success
  • Excellence in teaching and learning
  • Evidence of student progress through assessment of student outcomes
  • Nurturing a climate of innovative and creative thought
  • Collaborative decision making
  • Community development through partnerships and services
  • Ethical practices and integrity
  • Respect, compassion, and equality for all persons
  • Responsible and sustainable use of resources
  • Fostering attitudes that exemplify responsible participation in a democratic society
  • A healthy environment and a healthy college community

Core Themes

  • Core Theme I: Student Success
  • Core Theme II: Academic Excellence
  • Core Theme III: Access to Lifelong Learning
  • Core Theme IV: Stewardship of Resources