Dr. Carol C. Harter

Founding Executive Director | Black Mountain Institute
Board Member | Council of Regional Leaders

About Dr.

Dr. Carol C. Harter is the founding Executive Director of Black Mountain Institute and President Emerita of UNLV. Prior to becoming UNLV’s first woman and longest-serving president, Harter was president of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo for six years and spent almost nineteen years at Ohio University as a faculty member and administrator. A native of New York City, Harter earned her PhD at SUNY-Binghamton and has co-authored books on John Irving and E.L. Doctorow.