Johnson College Welcomes New Chief Academic Officer

Johnson College is proud to announce the hiring of Kellyn Nolan as the College’s Chief Academic Officer. Ms. Nolan began her career in higher education in 2010. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and masters in human resource management from Goldey-Beacom College, and is a Ph.D. candidate for a degree in leadership in higher education administration at Capella University.

Ms. Nolan brings to the College several years of experience in higher education and much experience as a community leader. The former director of the Lackawanna College Lake Region Center has also served on numerous community boards and committees including Wayne Tomorrow, Wayne and Pike Workforce, Leadership Wayne, Pennsylvania Association for College Admissions Counseling, and National Association for College Admissions Counseling.

Ms. Nolan is excited to begin her journey at Johnson College and said, “I fully support the College’s mission to provide educational experiences that include real-world experience and advanced technologies. I hope to influence the curriculum and faculty to provide innovative ideas and creative pathways for our students, while collaborating with industry to identify new emerging program areas.”

Katie Leonard, Executive Vice President of Johnson College is excited to welcome Ms. Nolan to the College and said, “We are looking forward to having Ms. Nolan as a part of Johnson College’s continued tradition of producing highly skilled technical graduates who have an immediate and direct effect on Northeast Pennsylvania.”