Bill Carver

Interim President, North Carolina Community College System

Dr. Bill Carver became interim president of the North Carolina Community College System on Aug. 1, 2020.

Carver was president of Nash Community College for 14 years until his retirement last year. He spent much of his career in a variety of roles at Nash, where 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.

During Carver’s tenure as president, Nash Community College expanded its campus and grew enrollment by 42 percent, while increasing online enrollment by 30 percent. He launched successful strategic planning and fundraising initiatives at the college.

He earned a bachelor’s degree at NC State University, a Master of Business Administration from Campbell University and a Doctor of Education degree from Nova Southeastern University.