Robert G. Templin, Jr.
Robert G. Templin, Jr., currently serves as a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC and professor in the College of Education at North Carolina State University. He is president emeritus of Northern Virginia Community College, the largest institution of higher education in Virginia and the nation's second largest community college, serving over 70,000 students annually at six campuses. 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.
Dr. Templin served on the Meyer Foundation board from 2004-2016.