East Tennessee State University President Dr. Brian Noland will address the meeting of the Greeneville Exchange Club at noon on Tuesday, it was announced today.
Dr. Noland will discuss ETSU's 125 Visioning Initiative and will also provide a general university update.
The club meets in the Fellowship Hall of Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of North Main and West Church streets.
Dr. Noland became the ninth president of East Tennessee State University on Jan. 15, 2012.
Prior to coming to ETSU, he spent five years as chancellor of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, a 10-person board that oversees the state's post-secondary education system.
From 1998-2006, he worked for the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and was promoted through the ranks to become Associate Executive Director.
Among his responsibilities while at THEC was implementing the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship program.
He also was a faculty member in the Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Noland received his B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in Public Policy Studies from West Virginia University, and holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Tennessee/Knoxville.
He is married to the former Donna Fox of Greeneville, and the Nolands have one son, Jackson.