North Carolina Central University (NCCU) has appointed Dr. Kweneshia Price as associate dean for University College, effective Oct. 3, 2022. Price will report to Dr. Damon Wade, associate vice chancellor of enrollment management.
As associate dean, Price will continue to oversee critical areas within University College, including the Aspiring Eagles Academy, Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction, Writing and Speaking Studio, Title III, Project Success, Rock the Lyceum Lecture series, and other student access and engagement initiatives.
Price has played an instrumental role in the growth of University College and its academic efforts since 2015. She previously served as lead academic counselor as well as director of the Aspiring Eagles Academy, or summer bridge program for first-generation students and student-athletes. She has also been an adjunct instructor for first-year students, helping them to succeed in their transition from high school, and an instructor for NCCU’s master-level higher education administration program. A student advocate, Price is known for being a highly-committed, passionate and innovative leader whose professional experiences positively impact the Eagle scholars she serves and supports. She is also an invaluable member of various campus committees that support enrollment, retention and graduation rates.
Price holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Master of Arts degree in Urban Community Counseling from Norfolk State University, and a doctorate in educational leadership from East Carolina University.