Executive Leadership Programs
We enable community college presidents and trustees to support higher levels of institutional performance.
Research to Action
We help community colleges identify critical needs and support their leaders in making evidence-based decisions.
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Community College Journal Spotlights NC State's College of Ed Community College Leadership Programs
"NC State's program combines theory, research, and practice in striving toward equity, student success, development of internal culture and data-driven decision making. Modules offer practical leadership guidance taken, in part from an advisory board populated by experienced two-year administrators."
The Belk Center Receives Additional $4.3 Million in Funding to Further Support North Carolina Community Colleges and Foster Student Success
The Belk Center for Community College Research and Leadership, which is part of North Carolina State University’s College of Education, recently received two grants, totaling $4.3 million, aimed at serving North Carolina’s community colleges.
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Our state and national partners are instrumental in the Belk Center's establishment. Each partner has played a critical role in shaping the center's purpose and continues to support our work through identifying the urgent needs our community colleges face and designing programming to meet those needs.
“Excellent leaders make an exceptional difference in student success. Investing in community college leaders now will pay dividends for decades to come by strengthening North Carolina’s middle class and contributing to the state’s economic prosperity.”
— Dr. Robert Templin
Former president of nationally renowned Northern Virginia Community
College, who joins NC State as a professor of practice for this initiative
and serves as a senior fellow at The Aspen Institute.