SPARTANBURG, S.C. – South Charlotte resident Krista Newkirk will be inaugurated as the 10th president of Converse College on April 21.
She has been serving in this role since July 2016.
U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy, S.C. State Supreme Court Justice (Ret.) Jean Toal, UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois will be among those speaking at the event.
Newkirk served as chief of staff at UNC Charlotte from 2012 to 2016. She has served in the Office of Legal Affairs at UNCC since 2003.