College  Organization

I. Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a body corporate with powers to enable it to acquire, hold, and transfer real and personal property; to enter into contracts; to institute and defend legal actions and suits; and to exercise such other rights and privileges as may be necessary for the management and administration of the college. The Board must act in accordance with the provisions of the Community College Laws of North Carolina (G.S. 115D) and the policies of the State Board of Community Colleges.

II. Administration

The President serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the college, reporting directly to the Board of Trustees. The President is responsible for the administration of the total operation of the college within the policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, the State Board of Community Colleges and the General Assembly of North Carolina.

III. Organizational Structure

The organizational structure of the college is the responsibility of the President, who may adjust it as and when he or she sees fit.

Reporting directly to the President are the Executive Vice President, the Executive Assistant to the President, the Vice President of Instruction, the Vice President for Corporate and Continuing Education, the Vice President for Student Support Services, The Executive Director of Institutional Advancement (Marketing, Public Information, Foundation), Director of Organizational Development and the Executive Director of Completion by Design and Achieving the Dream.

The remaining divisions of the college report to the Executive Vice President:

Associate Vice President for Administrative Services
Association Vice President for Business and Finance
Chief Information Officer (ITS)
Director of Human Resources

A. Vice Presidents report directly to the President. Each is responsible for a major administrative area of the college. Responsibilities include planning, budgeting, operation and evaluation of all functions under their direction.

B. Deans report to a Vice President. Deans are responsible for major divisions of the college or have a major responsibility for college policy or planning. Responsibilities include budgeting, operation and evaluation of all functions under their direction.

C. Division Heads report to a Vice President or Dean and are responsible for planning, budgeting, operation and evaluation of a unit of the college under their direction.

D. Department Heads report to a Division Head or a Vice President and are responsible for planning, budgeting, operation and evaluation of a unit of the college under their direction.