About The Search


“Fayetteville Technical Community College is committed to improving economic development and the quality of life for the citizens of Fayetteville and Cumberland County and has been since its founding in 1961. As the College has grown, it has become known and respected throughout the nation for its comprehensive curriculum programs and extensive corporate and continuing education division. FTCC’s faculty and staff are dedicated to helping each student succeed on their chosen educational paths and in pursuit of their ultimate life goals. The College is searching for a new President who will build on past successes and adjust to the changing educational needs of our students and our community so FTCC can remain one of the best community colleges in the country.”

David Williford
Chair of the Board of Trustees
Economic Impact Analysis 

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FTCC enjoys a rich history that began as a result of a vision shared by concerned business leaders in Cumberland County who recognized the need for a local institution to provide job training for area industries and educational opportunities for high school graduates and adult learners.

Investment Analysis 

College Presidents/Leadership

Keen Larry

Dr. J. Larry Keen



Dr. Larry Norris 


Linwood Powell

Dr. Linwood Powell


Interim President


Dr. Craig Allen


Howard Boudreau

Mr. Howard Boudreau



Mr. John Standridge


Director of Fayetteville Area Industrial Education Center