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Dr. Janice H. Gilliam

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Northeast State Community College
Northeast State Technical Community College
2425 Hwy 75
Blountville , Tennessee 37617
United States

Company Description: Northeast State offers associate degrees in more than 50 programs of study, which can be transferred to a number of local and regional four-year colleges and...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Community Colleges


  • educational doctorate
    North Carolina State University
  • associate degree , vocational education
    Isothermal Community College
  • bachelor's degree , occupational education
    Western Carolina University
  • master's of industrial education
    Western Carolina University
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Web References
News | Johnson City Lions Club | We Serve | Page 4, 10 Feb 2015 [cached]
This month's program chair Lion Dr. Steve Campbell introduced today's speaker, Dr. Janice Gilliam, President of Northeast State.
Dr. Janice ..., 21 Feb 2015 [cached]
Dr. Janice Gilliam Northeast State Community College
Dr. Janice Gilliam Northeast State Community College
North Carolina community college ..., 21 June 2009 [cached]
North Carolina community college administrator Janice Gilliam was confirmed as the new president of Northeast State Community College recently. The Tennessee Board of Regents, acting on the recommendation that TBR Chancellor Charles Manning announced last week, unanimously voted in a 10-minute telephone meeting to name Gilliam to the presidency of the Blountville-based school.
Gilliam, vice president of Student Development Services for Haywood Community College and a native of White Rock, N.C., near Asheville, is to start to work Aug. 1 at a salary of $152,000 a year plus the "standard" presidential allowances and Tennessee benefits, Manning told the TBR. Gilliam has more than 18 years in vocational education and more than nine years in education leadership.
He's established a great tradition of excellence," Gilliam said on the conference call after the vote. Gilliam said she and her family have enjoyed vacationing in Tennessee, and she and her husband look forward to becoming Tennessee residents. She and her husband, Austin, will find temporary housing before Aug. 1 and eventually plan to settle in the Kingsport/Blountville area, said Gilliam. "It (becoming Northeast State president) is a dream come true to me," Gilliam said. In an interview after the meeting, Gilliam said she wants to focus on customer service for students and be sure students have easy access to information and services. Gilliam also recalled how a developmental focus on math emerged at Haywood from the faculty, who after the problem was identified saw the situation firsthand and designed the program. "That buy-in is what you get from the collaborative work," she said. Gilliam has an associate degree in vocational education from Isothermal Community College in Spindale, N.C., a bachelor's degree in occupational education from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, a master's of industrial education from Western Carolina, and an educational doctorate from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Regent Paul Montgomery of Kingsport, who along with Regent Judy Gooch served on a presidential search advisory committee, made the motion to accept Manning's recommendation. "I look forward to working with you in Northeast Tennessee," said Montgomery, who joined Manning on a trip to visit Gilliam and talk with students, faculty, administrators and alumni at Haywood in Clyde, N.C.
During her visit to the Tri-Cities, Gilliam said she was impressed by the Higher Education Center to open this fall in downtown Kingsport. It is to offer classes from Northeast State that are transferrable to programs online at the center from the University of Tennessee and on site at the center from King College, Lincoln Memorial University and Carson-Newman College. "Accessibility is the key," Gilliam said, recalling that she got her license in cosmetology and then got her license to teach it and subsequent degrees while working full time.
The Smoky Mountain News, 18 Oct 2006 [cached]
"A new component this semester is the addition of 56 Haywood Early College students," explains Dr. Janice Gilliam, vice president of Student Services and Transitional Programs at HCC.
Bristol Chamber of Commerce |, 25 Aug 2014 [cached]
Dr. Janice Gilliam, Northeast State Community College
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