Dr. Stelfanie Williams is the sixth president of Vance-Granville Community College (VGCC), a four-county college which provides curriculum and continuing education and operates four early college high schools. The college’s new strategic plan focuses on educational excellence, continuous improvement, employee and student engagement in college life, and institutional stewardship. Prior to the presidency, Dr. Williams served as faculty and in several administrative capacities, including director, dean, and vice president. She holds baccalaureate degrees in public policy and Spanish from Duke University, a master’s degree in project management from Western Carolina University, and a doctorate in adult and higher education from North Carolina State University. Williams presents nationally and actively participates on state and regional boards. Among other recognitions, Williams was awarded the I.E. Ready Distinguished Leadership Award in 2014 by North Carolina State University College of Education.