Chris English Southeastern Community College

Dr. Chris English

Southeastern Community College

Dr. Christopher English is the President of Southeastern Community College, located in Columbus County, NC where he has served as President since 2020. Prior to his presidency, Dr. English served as the Vice President for Economic and
Workforce Development in Hendersonville, NC at Blue Ridge Community College. He has served in the North Carolina Community College System for 23 years in a variety of leadership roles.

Dr. English, with degrees from Greenville Technical College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, New Mexico State University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Western Carolina University, is a strong advocate for student success and workforce development. His vision for advancing the community college mission is recognized through strong academic programming and innovative approaches to instruction.

Dr. English’s responsibilities include leading the organization’s strategic direction through oversight of organizational operations, comprehensive partnerships with key stakeholders, academic and workforce programming, financial resource
development, and by serving on local and state boards that are pertinent to the economic development of Columbus County.