President, Georgetown College

Dr. Michael D. Greene

Dr. Michael Dwaine Greene was elected twenty-fourth president of Georgetown College by a unanimous vote of the school’s Board of Trustees on August 2, 2013.  Dr. Greene is a native of Watauga County, the Boone area, in the northwest mountains of North Carolina.

He was recruited to the Georgetown presidency from Campbell University in central North Carolina, where for the previous twelve years he had served as their Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.  His responsibilities had been to oversee the University’s academic operations, while providing the level of leadership expected of such an executive cabinet post.

Dr. Greene holds a bachelor’s degree from Campbell University (1979), a Master of Arts in New Testament from Wake Forest University (1982), and a Ph.D. in New Testament and Early Christianity from the University of Virginia (1987).  His early employment was at Chowan University in Murfreesboro, North Carolina from 1986-1990.  Then followed eleven years at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina in faculty and administrative roles.

Dr. Greene and his wife, Carolyn, have been married for thirty-three years and have two adult daughters, Patricia and Meredith.