A meeting of two presidents

Published 10:22 am Friday, August 25, 2017

by Wendy Harrison

President of Paul D. Camp Community College Dr. Dan Lufkin didn’t have to go far to visit colleague and Chowan University President Dr. M. Christopher White. The meeting was arranged by Lufkin’s fellow Franklin Rotarian Sara J. Crowder, who works in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, as a financial advisor for Edward Jones.

At left, Dr. Dan Lufkin, president of Paul D. Camp Community College, meets Dr. Christopher White, president of Chowan University. — Submitted | Wendy Harrison

Prior to the tour of Chowan and meeting with White, Lufkin accompanied Crowder to a coffee club meeting where he had the opportunity to talk with business and civic leaders in the North Carolina community. During this meeting, Lufkin shared his appreciation for Chowan by discussing the good relationship between PDCCC and Chowan and cited numerous student success experiences that have resulted from the partnership.

When meeting with White, Lufkin stated that is was a pleasant and productive conversation that focused on “enrollment strategies, vision, and creating an environment that fosters student success.”

Lufkin added, “I enjoyed meeting Dr. White and learning more about the college, as well as the Murfreesboro community.”

WENDY HARRISON is the public relations specialist for the college. Contact her at wharrison@pdc.edu.