JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- News Channel 11 has just confirmed with an ETSU spokesperson that ETSU Police Chief Nicole Collins has resigned effective November 30th.
No further details were immediately available.
Collins has held the Chief of Police position at ETSU for just over a year, she was hired in June 2018.
Collins made history at the university by becoming the first female to lead the department.
ETSU officials have released the following statement about the resignation:
“Chief Nicole Collins has resigned effective November 30. Captain Mark Tipton has assumed oversight of the operations and administrative responsibilities for the ETSU Department of Public Safety, and Chief Collins will work with the university administration on special projects and other initiatives. “-ETSU