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Dr. Harold Nolte

District President of Blinn College

Dr. Harold Nolte began his service as Blinn College district president in November 2011. He is a veteran of higher education administration and has served in leadership roles for more than three decades.

Prior to joining Blinn, Dr. Nolte was president for Navarro College's Ellis County campuses in Waxahachie, Texas. Before joining Navarro College, Dr. Nolte was vice president for student development at Kilgore College and district vice president for student services at Edison College in Fort Myers, Fla. He held a previous appointment at Navarro College as vice president for student services as well as student service positions at Mississippi State University and South Plains College.

Nolte earned an associate’s degree at McLennan Community College in Waco and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Baylor University. He earned his EdD in educational leadership from Mississippi State University.

His wife, Lynn, is also an educator and their daughter, Kathryn, loves school and sports. Their daughter Kristen lives with her husband and family in Austin.