Peter Hans

Peter Hans became the ninth president of the North Carolina Community College System on May 1, 2018, bringing decades of leadership experience in higher education policy and governance to the position. Hans has been a leader on North Carolina’s two governing boards for higher education. He served six years on the State Board of Community Colleges and 12 on the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

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Perspective | NC needs a stronger teacher pipeline. Community colleges can help.

North Carolina’s children need competent, well-trained teachers in every classroom if our state is to keep growing and prospering. In...

 

Perspective | Community colleges are the key to North Carolina’s ambitious new education goal

The past year has brought new ambition, support, and momentum for the NC Community College System. First, after months of...

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Perspective | Community college ad campaign seeks to boost NC workforce

More North Carolinians need education beyond high school to prepare for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Recently, leaders in...

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58 visits, 58 strong

When I became president of the North Carolina Community College System in May of 2018, I initially didn’t think I...

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myFutureNC blog series: The future is bright for North Carolina

Forbes recently named North Carolina as the “Best State for Business” for the second year in a row – a ranking...

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myFutureNC blog series: A commissioner Q&A with Peter Hans

Community colleges in North Carolina serve an important role in reaching a postsecondary attainment goal. We spoke with Peter Hans, President...

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Reflecting on my first 4 months as president

North Carolina’s community colleges are an amazing resource, and my first few months as president of the system have only...