On Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors announced that Dr. Karrie Dixon will be Elizabeth City State University’s 12th Chief Executive Officer, and seventh Chancellor.
Dr. Dixon has served as ECSU’s interim chancellor since last April. She took over after the retirement of Chancellor Thomas Conway.
On Monday morning, Dec. 17, Dr. Dixon was greeted by staff, faculty, and students with a reception in the lobby of the Thorpe Administration Building. It was Dr. Dixon’s first official day as Chancellor.