I am incredibly excited to serve as Northern Vermont University’s first president. I am honored to work with faculty, staff, and students as we advance our goal of making NVU a force in education, innovation, and creativity.

Elaine Collins


President, Johnson State College President’s Office

President, Lyndon State College


  • Ph.D., Education Policy & Leadership
    The Ohio State University
  • M.A., Curriculum & Instruction
    The University of California, Davis
  • B.A., Music
    The University of California, Los Angeles

Contact Info

Johnson State College

337 College Hill
Johnson, VT 05656-9741

Lyndon State College P.O. Box 919, 1001 College Rd., Lyndonville, VT 05851

802-635-1240 (Johnson) | 802-626-6404 (Lyndon)