Dr. Lee Ann Nutt serves as President at Lone Star College-Tomball. Prior to assuming the top position in February 2015, Dr. Nutt served as the institution’s Vice President of Instruction (VPI) for almost four years. From 1999 – 2011, Dr. Nutt served in various administrative roles at North Central Texas College, including Dean of Continuing Education, Provost, and Vice President of Instruction. Dr. Nutt’s first experience in community colleges began in 1990 at South Plains College-Lubbock, where she was the Assistant to the Dean of Instruction.
Dr. Nutt is the primary author of Complete the Agenda: Challenge Beliefs About Student Success, released by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in January 2019. The book reflects Dr. Nutt’s passion for leadership and student success. She also speaks publicly across the country about creating experiences for students so they develop beliefs about themselves that enable them to take action and achieve success. She shares her passion for helping students transform their lives through her personal webpage: www.leeannnutt.com.
Dr. Nutt teaches Quantitative Research Methods for the Ferris State University (FSU) Doctorate in Community College Leadership program. Dr. Nutt joined the faculty at FSU, located in Big Rapids, Michigan, in Summer 2016. She also taught research methods, writing and research, and statistics for the Psychology Department of Lubbock Christian University. She taught a college success course at Texas Tech University, from which she earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration - Management (B.B.A.) in 1989; a Master's of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education Administration in 1992; and a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher Education Administration in 1996.
Dr. Nutt has served as a member of over 20 professional boards and committees during her career. Most recently, she was a member of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Special Commission on Leadership and Professional Development, which contributed to the development of the 3rd Edition of AACC’s Competencies for Community College Leaders. Locally, she currently serves as a member of the HCA Healthcare Houston – Tomball Board of Trustees, is a member of the Tomball Emergency Assistance Ministries (TEAM) Advisory Board, and is a member of the board for the non-profit organization, The Mighty Waffle. Previously, Dr. Nutt served as a member of the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Dr. Nutt married Jim Nutt of Abilene, Texas in May 1989. They have two children, Michael (2004) and Rachel (2006). Michael attends Tomball Star Academy, and Rachel attends Tomball Junior High School’s Practical Application of Life Skills (PALS) special education program. Jim’s oldest son, Brackston Nutt, is married to Katie. They have a precious son, Everett Nutt (2014).