New president named at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
Dr. John J. Rainone has been named the fourth president of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge.
His appointment will begin on July 8. Rainone succeeds Dr. Richard Teaff, who retires this year after 18 years at the community college.
Rainone is dean of institutional advancement at York County Community College, in Wells, Maine, a position he has held since 1999.
Rainone previously served as interim chief financial officer/administration at York County Community College and also as interim dean of academic programs.
Prior to that, he was dean of professional development and business services at York County Community College and assistant dean of community education and work-force development at New Hampshire Technical College, now Manchester Community College.
He holds a doctorate from Nova Southeastern University as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Southern New Hampshire University.