Lynn Gillette, PhD

Lynn Gillette, PhD

Former President

Lynn Gillette, PhD, is the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Nicholls State University. He is also the former president of Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nevada. During his time as provost and president, he led the college to unprecedented financial stability, increased retention and graduation rates, and increased undergraduate enrollment to record highs.  He has spearheaded efforts to increase academic rigor, academic excellence, and innovation, as well as, championing the use of the flipped classroom, active learning, undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching.

He has received 13 awards for outstanding teaching and given over fifty presentations at professional conferences on institutional effectiveness, change management, teaching excellence and innovation, and active learning. He is also a graduate of the Management Development Program at Harvard University.

Updated 6-2-2015