Now serving as interim president of the NC Community College System, Dr. William (Bill) S. Carver spent much of his career in a variety of roles at Nash Community College. After joining NCC in 1987, he served as an instructor, director of the Small Business Center, director of business and industry services, dean of continuing education and vice president of instruction. He became president there in 2005.
He has held several positions, including Dean of Continuing Education, before being promoted to Vice President of Instruction in 1998 assuming responsibilities for credit and non-credit instructional programs. He completed the Harvard Institute for Educational Management and the Seminar for Experienced Presidents, a summer program offered annually to 100 higher education administrators. Dr. Carver was selected by the Board of Trustees in July 2005 as the College’s fourth President. A native of Durham, he received his undergraduate degree in Economics from North Carolina State University, M.B.A. from Campbell University, and his Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Nova Southeastern University.