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Pamela Senegal, Ed.D.*

President, Piedmont Community College


Dr. Pamela Gibson Senegal has served as president of Piedmont Community College since 2017. She recently completed the Aspen New President’s Leadership Fellowship program for 2020-21.

She is a lifelong educator who is committed to ensuring that educational opportunities are available to all communities. With more than 22 years of experience in both industry and education, she brings strengths in economic development and partnership creation.

Her dedication to public service is seen in her volunteer work on various boards (Person Memorial Hospital, Foreign Trade Zone #93, UNC Chapel Hill World View Council of Advisors, Carolina Small Business Development Fund, Roxboro Savings Bank, Person and Caswell Economic Development Boards), membership in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Boy Scouts of America and in her church.

Senegal earned degrees in Political Science and Spanish (Bachelor’s), Public Administration (Master’s) and Adult and Community College Education (Doctorate of Education) from North Carolina State University.

Senegal has three sons, two of whom are Eagle Scouts, graduates of Hampton University and Winston Salem State University, both gainfully employed, and one who is a 9th grader at Piedmont Community College’s Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership (PECIL).