Public Service & Continuing Studies
The Division of Public Service and Continuing Studies is headed by the Vice Chancellor for Public Service and Continuing Studies.
Duties of the Vice Chancellor
The Vice Chancellor for Public Service and Continuing Studies serves as a liaison between the needs and interests of various constituencies of the university and the academic community. As a public, regional university in southeastern North Carolina, UNCW bears a special responsibility for providing public service and contributing to the cultural, educational and economic health of the region. In collaboration with the appropriate external and internal units, the Vice Chancellor is responsible for adult and continuing education, youth programs, conference services, distance education and applications for the information highway, off-campus credit and non-credit educational programs, community relations, economic development, workforce training and development, and special projects responding to the needs and interests of various constituencies. The Vice Chancellor also represents the university on various external boards and committees and gives speeches and presentations to external agencies.