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NC Community College System Conference

October 9-11, 2022
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

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William S. Carver, President of the North Carolina Community College System

William S. Carver
Interim President of the North Carolina Community College System

Bill Carver is currently serving as Interim President for the North Carolina Community College System. He has spent over 34 years working at the college level and is passionate about providing the best educational experience for students. Before serving in his current interim position, Dr. Carver retired from Nash Community College in 2019 after 14 years as President.

Dr. Carver earned a BS in Agriculture Economics from North Carolina State University, a Master of Business Administration, and a Doctorate of Higher Education Leadership. Dr. Carver has been active in his community serving on various boards and committees. He was the recipient of the 2019 I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award, presented by NC State University's College of Education. In 2019, he was honored as a recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. He has also been honored with a SkillsUSA Lifetime Membership.

During his career, innovation has been at the forefront of what was important for students. Whether it was implementing new programs, collaborations, or initiating college projects, innovation was a key factor of his leadership. This said, Dr. Carver knows that it takes a team of professionals to ensure that these endeavors are successful.

Dr. Carver has always said that leadership is not real complicated when it is the right thing for students.

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  • Learn about guiding goals and innovations
  • Share best practices in student success and retention
  • Discuss initiatives and programs that are focused on breaking down barriers to access and success
  • Network and learn from your colleagues through the concurrent and roundtable sessions
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