Jacqueline Pollard, Ed.D.
Executive Search Consultant
Recognized and respected as an innovative and entrepreneurial advancement professional, Dr. Pollard has served in a myriad of senior level management positions for more than fifty years in the higher education arena at educational institutions such as Wellesley College, Spelman College, Albany State University and Bennett College for Women. She is committed to the advancement of women in higher education and is dedicated to the role and mission of historically Black colleges and universities. Her philosophy of life is: “where there is opportunity, there is promise.” “Knowing your purpose in life yields opportunities for fulfillment.”
Dr. Pollard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology/Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Central Michigan University and a Doctorate of Education in Administration and Supervision from Clark Atlanta University. She also did postgraduate studies at Emory University (Executive Management Program) and at the Institute for Applied Management and Law. She is an alumna and Board member of HERS (Higher Education Resource Service). She also serves on the Boards of Release to Reunion and Keep South Fulton Beautiful, Inc. In 2016, she was elected to the Board of Sage Scholars, Inc., the first woman and the first African American to serve in this capacity.
Dr. Pollard has served as a volunteer for thirty years for The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change; and more recently, the National Black Arts Festival. She participates in numerous civic and professional organizations, including being a life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.