Amber Donnelli Will Be the Next Leader of Great Basin College in Elko, Nevada

The board of regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education has announced the appointment of Amber Donnelli, Ph.D. as interim president of Great Basin College in Elko, effective July 1, 2024.

Great Basin College enrolls nearly 3,200 students, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 64 percent of the student body.

Joyce Helens, the current president of Great Basin College, had the following to say about Dr. Donnelli: “Dr. Amber Donnelli is a valued member of the Great Basin College executive team whose striving for programmatic excellence has kept GBC Health Sciences programs, among others, as top performers in the state. Dr. Donnelli’s reputation for her focus on continuous improvement and data driven decision making, as well as her care for students, make her a great fit for the Great Basin College presidency. Students will also see a great role model in Dr. Donnelli as she will be the first GBC alumna to assume the presidency.”

Dr. Donnelli is a graduate of Great Basin College, She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Phoenix and a Ph.D. in nursng education and curriculum from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

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