About Dr. Carol Moore
Dr. Carol Moore comes to Guilford College with more than 40 years of experience at several institutions of higher education. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Biology from Montclair State University and a Ph.D. in Marine Biology from Northeastern University.
Carol started her career as a high school science teacher. After three years in that classroom, she moved to the college level where she was a Biology professor and served as chairwoman of the science and technology division. Shortly thereafter, she began administrative roles at several private educational institutions.
In 1992 she was named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Mercy College in New York. In 1998 she was named President of Lyndon State College (now part of Northern Vermont University). In 2014 she became President of Burlington College in Vermont. And in 2016 she was chosen as Provost at Columbia College in South Carolina, becoming interim president in 2017 and president in 2018.
Carol has been involved with the National Association of Academic Affairs Administrators, the New England Estuarine Research Society, and the American Society of Zoologists. She has presented more than 20 scientific and educational papers and is widely published among several scientific and educational publications.
Carol has devoted her more than 40-year career to education, specifically to strategic and curricular planning, program development, student retention, and especially to supporting the advancement of women in higher education.
She has been prominently involved with the American Council on Education (ACE) as a former Senior Fellow and as previous chair for the Commission on Women in Higher Education. In February, ACE honored Dr. Moore with its Donna Shavlik Award, which features those who “demonstrate a sustained commitment to advancing women in higher education through leadership and career development, campus climate, and mentoring.”
Her dedication to empowering women is also evident through her tenure on the Girl Scouts Council, in which she served on the Girl Scouts Council of Vermont Board of Directors from 2001 to 2008.