|Vernon Regional Junior College|
|Type||Public community college|
The two-year Vernon Regional Junior College welcomed its first student body of 608 in 1972, and had a Board of Trustees of seven members. In 1970, the Wilbarger County voters had elected to establish the college. The 1973 100 acres (40.47 ha; 0.16 sq mi) campus was located at Texas State Highway 70 and US 287. Since its establishment, the college has undergone expansion that came to include a baseball team, Sheppard Learning Center; Department of Vocational Nursing, Wichita Falls; VRJC Technical Center, Wichita Falls; Career Development Center, Wichita Falls; Seymour Learning Center; Burkburnett Learning Center; Iowa Park Learning Center. In 2001, the college officially changed its name to Vernon College.
- David L. Norton (1972-1974)
- Jim M. Williams (1974-1982)
- Joe Mills (1982-1990)
- Wade Kirk (1990-2000)
- Steve Thomas (2000-2008)
- Dusty R. Johnston (2008-present)
Vernon College's service area includes twelve counties in North Texas.