Western Governor’s University North Carolina just named a top Central Carolina Community College official to its board of directors.
Central Carolina Community College President Dr. Lisa Chapman has been named to the WGU Board of Advisers. The appointment is part of a partnership between the two schools.
“I’ve known Dr. Chapman for a long time, and it is an absolute honor to have her join WGU North Carolina’s Board of Advisers,” WGU Chancellor Catherine Truitt said. “She will do an excellent job advocating for North Carolina’s community college students, and will help us further align our efforts to develop an educated and highly employable workforce in rural North Carolina.”
“I am honored to engage as a member of the WGU NC Board of Advisers, working with Chancellor Truitt to ensure the partnership between WGU NC and our colleges effectively and consistently serve our community college graduates,” Chapman said. “I appreciate the additional, affordable, seamless baccalaureate pathways provided for our graduates as we partner to meet our workforce needs throughout the state.”
WGU is an accredited online university offering more than 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in health care, information technology, business and K-12 education. The university has more than 115,000 students enrolled nationwide, including about 3,000 in North Carolina.