Robert G. Templin, Jr., heads Northern Virginia Community College, the largest institution of higher education in Virginia and the nation's second largest community college, serving 64,000 students annually at six campuses.
Previously, Dr. Templin served as senior fellow at the Morino Institute, where he helped launch Venture Philanthropy Partners. He also has served as president of Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology and president of Thomas Nelson Community College. Dr. Templin is the author of Virginia's workforce development plan and a strategic plan to transform Virginia into a leading technology state.
He has received numerous local and national awards and recognition for his leadership in technology. Dr. Templin earned his associate's degree from Harford Community College, his bachelor's degree from Towson State University, his master's degree from Georgetown University, and his doctor of education degree from North Carolina State University.