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Mel Schiavelli

President’s Office

Since Dr. Templin’s retirement on February 1, 2015, Dr. Mel Schiavelli is the Acting President of NOVA. Mel Schiavelli is also maintaining his role as the Executive Vice President for Academics and Student Services.

The search for NOVA’s next president is under way. The Virginia Community College System and the College Board are completing the search. To learn more about the search process see the Presidential Search website.

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