Former Chancellors

Dr. Kyle R. Carter

Dr. Kyle R. Carter
Chancellor (2010-2015)
B.A., Mercer University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Charles R. Jenkins

Dr. Charles R. Jenkins
Interim Chancellor (2009-2010)
B.S., M.A.Ed., East Carolina University; Ed.D., Duke University

Allen C. Meadors

Dr. Allen C. Meadors
Chancellor (1999-2009); Chancellor Emeritus (2009-present)
B.B.A, University of Central Arkansas; M.B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.P.A., University of Kansas; M.A., M.A., Webster University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University; FACHE

Joe Oxendine

Dr. Joseph B. Oxendine
Chancellor (1989-1999); Chancellor Emeritus (1999-2020)
B.A., Catawba College; M.Ed., Ed.D., Boston University

Paul Givens

Dr. Paul R. Givens
Chancellor (1979-1989); Chancellor Emeritus (1989-2004)
B.A., M.A., George Peabody College; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

English E. Jones

Dr. English E. Jones
Interim President (1962-1963); President (1963-1972); Chancellor (1972-1979); Chancellor Emeritus (1979-1981)
B.S., University of Kentucky; M.S., North Carolina State University; LL.D., Wake Forest University; D.H. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Walter J. Gale

Dr. Walter J. Gale
President (1956-1962)
B.S., New Jersey State Teachers College; M. Ed., Ed.D., Duke University

Ralph D. Wellons

Dr. Ralph D. Wellons
President (1942-1956)
A.B., M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

O.H. (Owens Hand) Browne

Dr. O.H. (Owens Hand) Browne
Acting Superintendent  (1940-1941); Acting President (1941-1942)
B.S., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

G. G. (Grover Gaines) Maughon Sr

G.G. (Grover Gaines) Maughon Sr. 
Superintendent (1935-1940)
A.B., Mercer University; M.A., University of Georgia

Superintendents and Principals

J.E. (John Ephraim) Sawyer, Superintendent, 1929-1935
S.B. (Sherman Bryan) Smithey, Superintendent, 1926-1929
A.B. (Andrew Beckett) Riley, Superintendent, 1922-1926
T.C. (Thomas Calhoun) Henderson, Principal and later Superintendent, 1918-1922
H.A. (Henry Augustus) Neal, Principal, 1914-1918
O.V. (Otto Vetas) Hamrick Sr., Principal, 1912-1914
H.L. (Henry Luther) Edens, Principal, 1908-1912
T.M. (Thomas Moore) Seawell, Principal, 1906-1907
Rev. D.F. (Doctor Fuller) Lowry, Principal, 1905-1906 (completed Clark's term)
M.E. Clark, Principal, 1905
T.C. (Thomas Calhoun) Henderson, Principal, 1900-1904
Rev. Oscar R. Sampson, Principal, 1899 (completed Jones' term)
G.W. Jones, Principal, 1898-1899
P.B. (Philip Barbour) Hiden, Principal, 1896-1898
Isaac W. Lanner, principal, 1895–1896
D.B. (David Balharrie) Simpson, Principal, 1894-1895
Charles Stewart, Principal, 1891-1894
W. L. (William Luther) Moore, Principal, January–March 1891
Ezra Baulder, Principal, 1889-1890
Rev. W.L. (William Luther) Moore, Principal, 1888-1889