Algie Gatewood was named president of Alamance Community College in Graham, North Carolina. The two-year, public college enrolls about 5,200 students. According to the latest Department of Education statistics, Blacks make up 22 percent of the study body.
Dr. Gatewood has been serving as the president of the Cascade Campus of Portland Community College in Oregon. Previously he served on the staff in the Office of the President at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was dean of student services at Anson Community College, which is now a campus of South Piedmont Community College. Dr. Gatewood will assume his new role at Alamance Community College on October 1.
Dr. Gatewood is a graduate of Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina. He holds a master’s degree in higher education from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, and a doctorate in adult and community college education from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.