CPCC Selects Tamara Williams to Lead Merancas Campus

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) has chosen Tamara Williams as the next dean of the Merancas Campus located in Huntersville. She will begin her responsibilities as the academic and administrative leader of the Merancas Campus and CPCC's Public Safety and Transport Technologies programs on July 1. She succeeds Beverly Dickson, who is retiring.

Williams comes to CPCC from the Charlotte School of Law and its Center for Professional Development. Before coming to North Carolina, Williams served as associate vice provost, interim vice provost, and dean of academic affairs at Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio. While at Owens Community College, she was responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive enrollment management plan focused on student success and developmental education completion. She secured $2.5 million in external grants to assist the college in its student retention efforts and developing learning communities for career programs.

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