Dr. Kathryn K. Eggleston

​​​Current Title: President, Richland Campus

History with Dallas C​ollege

  • 2012-Present – President, Richland
  • 2010-2012 – Interim President, Richland
  • 2008-2009 – Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Richland
  • 2002-2008 – Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Economic Development, Richland
  • 1998-2002 – Vice President, Community and Economic Development, Richland
  • 1995-1998 – Executive Dean, Health and Legal Studies, El Centro
  • 1980-1995 – Dean of Health Occupations, El Centro
  • 1977-1980 – Assistant Dean of Health Occupations, El Centro
  • 1973-1977 – Faculty Member, Associate Degree Nursing, El Centro

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Management and Administrative Sciences from the University of Texas at Dallas
  • Master of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman's University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mankato State University

Professional Certifications

  • Texas Registered Nurse License  

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Elected to the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors, 2018-2021
  • Appointed to serve on the American Association of Community Colleges National Commission on College Readiness, 2017-2020; Commission on Leadership and Professional Development, 2015-2016; Commission on Communications and Marketing, 2011-2014
  • Elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 2020-2022; Vice Chairman and Executive Committee member, 2014-2018; Chair of the Governance Committee and member of the Capital Campaign Cabinet 2013-2019
  • North Texas Consortium Board of Directors, 2009 – Present.

College Awards/Accomplishments

  • Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction, Phi Theta Kappa, 2017
  • Recognized by the Texas House of Representatives for Outstanding Service to Richland College, 2013 and 2011
  • Carl M. Nelson Administrative Leadership Award, Texas Association of Community Colleges, 2007
  • Administrator of the Year, Dallas College, 2007
  • Administrator of the Year, Richland, 2006
  • Innovator of the Year, Team Leader, El Centro, 1998
  • Innovator of the Year, El Centro, 1989

Related Professional Experience

  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program Quest for Excellence Conferences' speaker; State and Regional Quality Conferences' speaker; International Quality Conferences' speaker, and Community Colleges' speaker 2006 – Present 
  • Richland's award recipient senior leader representative at U.S. Department of Commerce Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards Ceremonies, 2006 - Present 
  • Board of Directors, Richardson Chamber of Commerce, 2008 – 2013; Leadership Richardson, 2000; Board of Directors, Garland Chamber of Commerce 2001-2006 and 2012-2014
  • Altrusa Richardson Outstanding Woman of Today Award recipient, 2007; Charter member Altrusa International, Inc. of Downtown Dallas, 1982 - Present 
  • Richardson Rotary International, 2001 – Present