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Dr. Joseph T. Nairn, Founding President, Northern Pennsylvania Regional College

Dr. Joseph T. NairnDr. Nairn is the Founding President of the Northern Pennsylvania Regional College, which was established in 2017. He has nearly 40 years of higher education experience in private and public institutions. He has a bachelor’s degree from Thiel College, a master’s degree from the University of Vermont, and a Doctor of Management from the University of Maryland University College. He began his career at Thiel College and spent 25 years at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. In 2008, he joined Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) in Canandaigua, NY, serving as Executive Assistant to the President and Chief Advancement Officer. Dr. Nairn has served as a team member on several Middle States Commission on Higher Education accreditation teams, and as a consultant for international recruiting and preparation for state licensure in New York.