The North Carolina Community College System Conference

The Mission Statement

The Great 58 - Building Our Economic Future Teaching, Learning, & Student Success
October 9-11, 2022
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

The Mission Statement

The mission of the North Carolina Community College System is to open the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a globally and multi-culturally competent workforce, and improve the lives and well-being of individuals by providing:

  • Education, training and retraining for the workforce including basic skills and literacy education, occupational and pre-baccalaureate programs.
  • Support for economic development through services to and in partnership with business and industry and in collaboration with the University of North Carolina System and private colleges and universities.
  • Services to communities and individuals which improve the quality of life.

The State Board of Community Colleges

Mr. Burr Sullivan, Chair Treasurer Dale Folwell The Honorable Mark Robinson Mr. Jerry Vaughan
Mr. Bill McBrayer, Vice-Chair Mr. Wade Bryan Irwin, Jr. The Honorable Ray Russell Ms. Sarah West
Ms. LaTasha Bradford, N4CSGA President Mr. Tom Looney Ms. Julie Ryan (Labor Commissioner Delegate) Ms. Ann Whitford
Dr. Grant Campbell Mr. Mark Merritt The Honorable Sam Searcy
Dr. Shirley Carraway Mr. Hari Nath Mr. Ray Trapp
Ms. Lisa Estep Mr. Andy Penry The Honorable Terry Van Duyn