Dr. John Selmon Named MCC Provost

Dr. John Selmon

Dr. John Selmon

MCC Vice President for Student Services and Administration John Selmon has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President and Provost effective immediately.

“In this new role, John will continue to report directly to me, but have broad and comprehensive responsibilities for the success of the institution in achieving their goals,” said MCC President Dale Nesbary in announcing the change to the campus community in an email on Thursday, Jan. 12.

In addition to the divisions and deans that currently report to him, Dr. Selmon will assume responsibility over the Academic Affairs Division, as well as the Financial Services Office, the president reported.

“This new role will allow Dr. Selmon to continue to enhance our efforts to strengthen outcomes predicated on data-driven decisions and collaborative actions supported by every division of the institution,” said Nesbary.

Prior to joining MCC in May 2011, Selmon was executive director of student services at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, MI. His professional career of more than 30 years includes serving as a group vice president at Davenport University.

The Mansfield, Ohio native earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, where he was an All-American and two-time conference MVP wrestler. He earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from Eastern Michigan University.