Patty Pfeiffer to Lead Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina

The board of trustees of Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina, has appointed Patty Pfeiffer as interim president. She will take office on July 23.

Wayne Community College enrolls just under 3,000 students, according to the most recent data supplied to the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 62 percent of the student body.

“Being selected to lead Wayne Community College as interim president is an incredible honor,” Dr, Pfeiffer said.  “With support from the outstanding team of faculty, staff, and administrators on this campus, I look forward to continuing our work of changing students’ lives in a positive way. I also look forward to working collaboratively with our community partners that include our local school district, business and industry, and other organizations to reach all Wayne County citizens, and enable them to reach their academic and career goals.”

Dr. Pfeiffer has been serving as the college’s vice president for academic and student services. She has served in that capacity since December 2018, first on an interim basis then was formally offered the post in May 2019. Dr. Pfeiffer has been employed at the college since November 1994 when she joined the faculty as a nursing instructor. She moved up the ranks to nursing department chair in 2008, Allied Health and Public Services Division dean in 2010, and chief of staff and vice president of institutional effectiveness and innovation in March 2018.

Dr. Pfeiffer holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing, master’s degrees in nursing and administration, and a doctorate in education from Walden University.

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