Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer and her family came to Charlotte in 2017, when she began leading Central Piedmont Community College as its fourth president. Dr. Deitemeyer came to Central Piedmont with an extensive and diverse background in community college administration. Her career has spanned 29 years in higher education, serving in community college systems in North Carolina, Kentucky and Florida. Central Piedmont is one of the largest colleges in the Carolinas.
Locally, she serves on the Leading on Opportunity Council and the Novant Health Greater Charlotte Market Board of Trustees. She is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Community College Presidents, having just served as president. As a commitment to future community college leadership, she serves as an advisory board member for the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at North Carolina State University. Nationally, she served recently as an executive board member of the American Association of Community Colleges.
Dr. Deitemeyer and her husband, Gary, and their daughter, Zoe, are proud to make their home in Charlotte.