College of The Albemarle president resigns

Published 10:57 pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Dr. Robert Wynegar has resigned as president of College of The Albemarle.

His resignation is effective June 30, 2019, at the expiration of his two-year contract.

The college’s trustees held a special meeting Monday morning, March 18, where Wynegar shared his letter of resignation. He cited personal reasons.

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The board has published an informal request for proposals from search companies and hopes to have proposals in time for its April 16 meeting.

The board will establish a search committee with members from trustees, faculty, staff, students and community to review applications for the college’s presidency.

Dare County’s board of trustees has a particular interest in a smooth presidential transition.

On Wednesday, March 20, the North Carolina House unanimously passed Senate Bill 6, which frees up $1.5 million in state bond money. The bond funds will be added to Dare’s $6 million already allocated to build a new College of The Albemarle campus on Roanoke Island.

The bill was ordered enrolled, which is the process of preparing a bill that has passed both chambers for transmission to the governor.



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