Clark Adams is a full-time faculty member at Randolph Community College where he has taught English and Communication since 2004 and has researched North Carolina Community College History since 2003. Prior to 2004, he taught English and Humanities at Davidson County Community College and served as Director of the Writing Center. Adams received his Associate in Arts degree from Davidson County Community College, Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Master of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Adams is a third generation educator as his grandfather, W. H. Adams, taught vocational agriculture in NC high schools for 39 years. Adams’ father, Dr. Bill Adams, retired in December 2018 with 53 years in education, spending the past 49 1/2 of those years in the NC Community College System. In 2005, Adams led an effort along with Debbie Luck, Dean of Library Services at Randolph Community College, to establish a College Archives Collection. He currently serves as President of the North Carolina Community College Archives Association and is a member of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association.