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Office of the Superintendent/President 

Dr Ron Taylor, President of Merced College 

Hello. I am Ron Taylor, President of Merced College. Thank you for visiting our web-site. It is my hope that the information you encounter here will increase your interest in Merced College and that you will seek to learn more about us.
Merced College which turned 50 years old in 2012 is one of 110 community colleges serving California. Merced College boasts a highly qualified and professional faculty, a dedicated and skilled support staff and a diverse and well-prepared student body.  

Merced College sign -- 3600 No M Street, Merced, California 

Our mission is:

•To deliver programs that provide the first two years of university level instruction for students wishing to transfer to the university of their choice

•To provide terminal vocational and technical training programs which prepare students to take their place in the high skill workplace of the new millenium

•To provide lifelong learning and cultural enrichment opportunities for the community 

Dr. Taylor can be reached by
phone at (209) 384-6101, or 

The dedication to this mission has contributed to a positive academic climate. We hope you will consider Merced College as you prepare to take that next step in life, whatever it may be.

Departments reporting directly to the  President are:

Human Resources
Tracie Green, Director
Phone (209) 384-6102
Office of Grants & Institutional Research
Cherie Davis, Director
Phone (209) 386-6786
Office of Institutional Advancement
Merced College Foundation
Public Affairs Officer
Robin Shepard, Director
Phone (209) 381-6470

Dr. Ron TaylorDr. Taylor's "State of the College" address text and videos from the inauguration ceremonies
on April 26, 2013

Updated 09/25/2015
 by Stacey Martinez