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Former N.C. System Chief: I Was Forced Out



by Jane Stancill

The former president of North Carolina’s Community College System says he was forced out of the job in July, and he believes he was “collateral damage” from a power struggle between a local college board and the state board.

Jimmie Williamson’s abrupt resignation was announced July 31, and he left the job at the end of September. A former president of South Carolina’s technical college system and leader of two community colleges there, he had been in the North Carolina president’s position a little over a year.

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