Thomas Conway Stepping Down as Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University

Thomas E.H. Conway Jr., chancellor of historically Black Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, announced that he will step down from his post at the end of the academic year. Dr. Conway has served as chancellor since 2016 and has had a 45-year career with the University of North Carolina System.

Before becoming Chancellor at Elizabeth City State University, Dr. Conway was vice chancellor and chief of staff at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. He had been on the staff there since 2008. Previously, Dr. Conway served for 32 years on the staff at North Carolina State University in Raleigh in various roles. Among the posts he held were dean of undergraduate academic programs, vice provost for enrollment management, and director of the university’s counseling center.

Dr. Conway holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education and a master’s degree in guidance and counseling from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. He earned a Ph.D. in counselor education from North Carolina State University.

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