Office of the President

Chowan University seeks inquiries and nominations for its next president.  Inquiries and nominations should be submitted through email to the Presidential Search Committee Chair, Jane Burke, at

Application information will be available by mid-March, and applicant reviews are anticipated to begin in mid-April 2023. 

Chowan front gate

Meet Senior Leadership

Pat Mashuda
Patrick Mashuda
Vice President and Director of Athletics
Danny Moore
Dr. Danny Moore
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Montrose Streeter
Vice President for Student Affairs
Andy Wilson
Andy Wilson
Vice President for Advancement
John Yancey
John E. Yancey
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Past Presidents

Archibald McDowell, 1848-1849, 1862-1881
Martin Rudolf Forey, 1849-1854
William Hooper, 1854-1862
John Bruce Brewer, 1881- 1896, 1918-1920
William Oscar Petty, 1896- 1897
John Catre Scarborough, 1897-1909
James Dowden Bruner, 1909-1914
Gustavus Ernest Lineberry, 1914-1918
Preston Stewart Vann, 1920-1923
Charles Preston Weaver, 1923-1925
Ward Blowers Edwards, 1926-1935

Roy Ray McCulloch, 1936-1937
John Lee Carrick, 1937-1941
Henry Haddon Dudley, 1941-1943
Bonnie David Bunn, 1949-1951
Forrest Orion Mixon, 1951-1956
Bruce G.E. Whitaker, 1957-1989
Jerry Francis Jackson, 1989-1995
Stanley George Lott, 1996-2003
Martin Christopher White, 2003-2018
Kirk Edward Peterson, 2018-2023