William S. Carver became interim president of the N.C. Community College System on July 25, 2022.
Carver served as president of Nash Community College from 2005 to 2019. He also previously served as interim president of the NC Community College System, following the August 2020 departure of then NCCCS President Peter Hans, who left to become president of the University of North Carolina System.
At Nash Community College, Carver served in a variety of roles before becoming president, including instructor, director of the Small Business Center, director of business and industry services, dean of continuing education and vice president of instruction. During his 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 there.
Carver 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.