M. Dwaine Greene, Ph.D.
“I am thrilled at the prospect of serving as President of Georgetown College,” said Dr. Greene. “I hold deep respect for what Georgetown has accomplished during its many decades. Quality academics in concert with faith commitments is what resonates with me both personally and professionally. Joining such a worthy endeavor with fine colleagues at Georgetown will be a high honor. I am humbled by the opportunity.”
Dr. Greene, an accomplished administrator, comes to Georgetown from Campbell University, a Baptist College in Buies Creek, North Carolina, where he was academic vice president and provost since 2001. He is an alumnus of Campbell where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in religion. He then received his Master of Arts in New Testament from Wake Forest University and subsequently completed his doctorate in New Testament and Early Christianity from the University of Virginia.
Early in his career, Dr. Greene was Chairman of the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Chowan College (1986-1990) in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. After four years in that post, he accepted a faculty position at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina. He served in that position for eleven years (1990-2001) and during that time was religion professor, department chairperson, Provost/Dean of Faculty, and, for a brief period, Acting President. He then returned to his alma mater to oversee the University’s academic operations.
Dr. Greene is married to the former Carolyn Michael, whom he met during his college years. She is an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dwaine and Carolyn have two daughters, Patricia and Meredith, both of whom received undergraduate degrees from Campbell. Patricia is a graduate of Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia, and is pursuing a career in ministry. Meredith is pursuing a doctorate in molecular medicine at Wake Forest University.
Dr. Greene is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion. Of particular significance is his involvement with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
He lists among his hobbies and interests assorted sports, outdoor activities, reading, and piano. During his undergraduate years at Campbell he played baseball.