Our Advisory Board

The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research consists of current and former community college presidents, leaders from organizations whose work supports community colleges, and community college system leaders. The expertise of the Advisory Board is helping to direct the Belk Center in preparing the next generation of community college leaders and addressing the most pressing issues facing North Carolina community colleges.

Dr. David Armstrong

David Armstrong

President Emeritus, Broward College


Dr. Thomas Brock

Thomas Brock, Ph.D.

Director, Community College Research Center,
Teachers College, Columbia University

Dr. Lisa Chapman

Lisa Chapman, Ed.D.

President, Central Carolina Community College

Jeff Cox, Ed.D.

President, Wilkes Community College

Dr. Mary Ann Danowitz

Mary Ann Danowitz, Ed.D.

Dean, NC State College of Education


Dr. Kenneth Ender

Kenneth Ender, Ph.D.

Professor of Practice, NC State
President Emeritus, Harper College

Rufus Glasper

Rufus Glasper, Ph.D.

President, League for Innovation in the Community College

David Gómez, Ed.D.

President, Hostos Community College

Peter Hans

Peter Hans

President, N.C. Community College System

Dr. Garrett Hinshaw

Garrett Hinshaw, Ed.D.

President, Catawba Valley Community College

Dr. William Ingram

William Ingram, Ed.D.

President, Durham Technical Community College

Dr. Audrey J. Jaeger

Audrey J. Jaeger, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Belk Center
Alumni Distinguished Professor, NC State College of Education


Dr. David Johnson

David Johnson, Ed.D.

President, Johnston Community College

Dr. Sharon Morrissey

Sharon Morrissey, Ed.D.

Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Workforce Programs, Virginia Community College System

Dr. Daniel Phelan

Daniel Phelan, Ph.D.

President, Jackson College


MC Belk Pilon

MC Belk Pilon

Chair, John M. Belk Endowment


Scott Rales

Scott Ralls, Ph.D.

President, Wake Technical Community College


Dr. Mary Rittling

Mary Rittling, Ed.D.

Professor of Practice, NC State
President Emerita, Davidson County Community College

Dr. Lawrence L. Rouse

Lawrence L. Rouse, Ed.D.

President, Pitt Community College

Dr. Pamela Senegal

Pamela Senegal, Ed.D.

President, Piedmont Community College

Dr. Karen Stout

Karen Stout, Ed.D.

President and CEO, Achieving the Dream


Dr. Bob Templin

Robert G. Templin, Ed.D.

Professor of Practice, NC State
Senior Fellow, Aspen Institute

Dr. Millicent Valek

Millicent Valek, Ph.D.

President, Brazoport College

Dr. Thomas Walker

Thomas Walker, Ed.D.

President, Wayne Community College

Dr. Gregory Williams

Gregory Williams, Ed.D.

President, Odessa College

Julie Woodson

Julie Woodson

President, N.C. Association of Community College Trustees

Josh Wyner

Josh Wyner

Founder and Executive Director, The College Excellence Program at The Aspen Institute