Bill Christy ’79
The President serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the College with responsibility for ensuring the success of the institution’s mission, enrollment growth and management, academic integrity, fiscal stability, fundraising, personnel, and physical plant management. The President provides vision and strategic leadership to college operations and engages the governing board, faculty, staff, and students in realizing the future of the College’s extraordinary potential. The President acts as a mentor for vice presidents, faculty, and staff, collaborates on strategic issues impacting the college, and serves as the decision-maker for all aspects of campus operations, policies, practices, and activities.
Bill Christy ’79 is currently serving as interim president while the Board of Trustees conducts a search for the next president. He assumed the presidency May 15, 2022, following Dr. Lynn Morton’s retirement. Christy is a passionate alum and supporter of Warren Wilson who has served for many years on the Board of Trustees and was chair of the Board during the last presidential search in 2016-17.