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Karen Stout

Karen A. Stout has served as president of Montgomery County Community College, a multi-campus college in suburban Philadelphia, since 2001. Under her leadership, the college has received national recognition for its work in student success as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The college has also consecutively ranked among top community colleges in the country for its use of technology by the Center for Digital Education. Additionally, the college has been named to the President’s National Honor Roll for Community Service for five consecutive years, has been designated as a military friendly institution by G.I. Jobs for four consecutive years, and has earned national recognition from Second Nature for its work in climate leadership. Stout holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Delaware, a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Baltimore, and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Delaware.