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Presidential finalists announced

By: Mike Gavin
Published: November 24, 2020

DATE:             November 23, 2020 

TO:                  Isothermal Community College 

FROM:             Roger Jolly, Board of Trustee Chair and Search Committee Co-Chair                                   

RE:                  Announcement of Presidential Finalists 


The Isothermal Community College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that we have selected three finalists for the presidency of Isothermal Community College. We would personally like to thank the entire College community for your continued interest and support in the process to identify our next President.  


The Isothermal Community College presidential finalists are (in alphabetical order): 

Margaret Annuziata, Ed.D., is Vice President for Academic Affairs at Davidson County Community College in Thomasville, NC. She previously served as Director of Student Success and Institutional Assessment at Davidson County Community College in Thomasville, NC. Dr. Annunziata earned a Doctorate of Education in Community College Executive Leadership from Wingate University in Wingate, NC; an Education Specialist in Community College Executive Leadership from Wingate University in Wingate, NC; a Master of Science in Family and Child Development from Auburn University in Auburn, AL; and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Psychology from Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY. 


William Miller, MA, is an Instructor at the North Carolina Center for Advancement of Teaching in Cullowhee, NC. He previously served as Superintendent of Polk County Schools in Columbus, NC. Mr. Miller earned Master of Arts in Administration from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC; a Master of Arts in Human Development and Learning from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, NC; and a Bachelor of Science from Wingate University in Wingate, NC.  


Sheri Rowland, Ed.D., is Vice President for Student Affairs at Tallahassee Community College in Tallahassee, FL. She previously served as Assistant Provost for Student Success at Middle Georgia State University in Macon, GA. Dr. Rowland earned a Doctorate of Education from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL; and a Master of Arts in Psychological Counseling and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO. 

Virtual Public forums will take place the week of November 30. We invite and encourage everyone to participate in these open forums.  There will be a brief introduction of each candidate, followed by a question and answer session. 



Submit questions here: by midnight on Sunday, Nov. 29. Due to time constraints, some questions may not be asked.


The forums may be viewed here: You do not have to have a Facebook account to view the stream.


All who participate will be asked to complete an online feedback form, which will be collected via an online survey. The dates and times of the forums along with the survey links are listed below. A summary of completed survey forms will be given to the Board of Trustees for their review.   


Open Forum Schedule: 


Monday, November 30, 2020 


Dr. Sheri Rowland 

View here at 3 p.m.: 

Submit feedback here:


Tuesday, December 1, 2020 

Dr. Margaret H. Annunziata 

View here at 3 p.m.:

Submit feedback here:

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 


Mr. William J. Miller 

View here at 3 p.m.:

Submit feedback here:



We are looking forward to a successful completion of the presidential search process. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to reach out to our ACCT Search Consultant:  




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