Dr. Kathryn K. Eggleston

​​​​​​​Current Title: President, Richland Campus

History With Dallas C​ollege

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

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 Chair of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 2020-2023; Chair of the Governance Committee and member of the Capital Campaign Cabinet, 2013-2019; Vice Chairman and Exe​cutive Committee member, 2014-2018
  • Elected to a three-year term on 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 to the Tech Titans Board of Directors, 2019-Present
  • 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, DCCCD, 2007
  • Administrator of the Year, Richland College​, 2006
  • Innovator of the Year, Team Leader, El Centro College, 1998
  • Innovator of the Year, El Centro College, 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 
  • 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