Richmont President Timothy Quinnan was invited by the Graduate School and Career Services departments at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to serve as the keynote speaker for their Post Master’s Career Pathways program.
The program was held on April 19 on the UNLV campus. President Quinnan’s address was well-received by graduate student finishing their degrees, interested in leadership, and soon to enter the higher education job market. Many of them stayed after his talk to ask specific questions or seek his counsel. Afterwards, Dr. Quinnan said that he thoroughly enjoyed the lively audience, their keen interest, and insightful questions. He added that it was a joy to have been invited and hosted there by a protégé, Jenna Heath Moreno, whom he mentored when she was a student at San Diego State. “As an educator, when you get to see former students rising to become leaders in the profession, there’s simply no better feeling on earth.”
Before coming to serve as Richmont’s President, Dr. Quinnan served in leadership positions at several prestigious universities including the University of Texas at Arlington and San Diego State. Through strategic planning and transformational leadership, Dr. Quinnan has built a legacy of excellence in higher education.