Cooperating Raleigh Colleges is a nonprofit consortium that promotes collaboration among higher education institutions in Raleigh, NC and with the Wake County community.
Shaw University names Paulette Dillard its 18th President
Wake Tech names William Aiken new Interim President
William Peace University names Brian C. Ralph new President
Saint Augustine’s names Ward 11th President
A chapter about CRC that Director Jenny Spiker wrote for a national book
CRC Releases Economic Impact Study for 2013
Wake Technical Community College Joins CRC in the 2013-14 Academic Year
Meredith Hires First Provost
Women presidents featured in Walter magazine
Read about Female leadership at CRC institutions
Saint Augustine’s announces change to university
August 1, 2012 is the date when Saint Augustine’s College changes to Saint Augustine’s University.
Saint Augustine’s announcement www.st-aug.edu
Peace announces major changes
Learn about Peace College’s plans to go co-ed, become a university and change its name.
Peace announcement www.peace.edu
→ Read about our mission, principles and goals.
Participating Raleigh Colleges and Universities
Meredith College www.meredith.edu
A third of Meredith students study abroad, some at the new semester-long program in Sansepolcro, Italy. Students become global citizens who are empowered to lead and serve their communities.
NC State University www.ncsu.edu
As a major research university, NC State equips students to discover and develop solutions to the world’s pressing problems. Its Centennial Campus, a premier university research park, brings industry and government partners to work alongside faculty, staff and students.
William Peace University www.peace.edu
The historic campus is in the heart of vibrant Raleigh. All students complete career-preparing internships in their field of study.
Saint Augustine’s University www.st-aug.edu
Faculty consists of more than 100 dedicated men and women recruited from the nation’s best graduate and professional schools. It provides a personal setting with a student/faculty ration of 17:1. Students gain valuable knowledge and experience through community service.
Shaw University www.shawu.edu
Shaw is the oldest Historically Black College in the Southeast and provides distance education for all ages through its CAPE program.
Wake Tech Community College www.waketech.edu
Wake Technical Community College enriches lives by providing quality education, training, and workforce development to meet the needs of a diverse, growing community.
CRC is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with the Board of Directors composed of the presidents and chancellor of the member colleges and universities, chairs of the three key administrative committees and the organization’s director.
For the 2018-19 academic year the members and officers are the following:
Board of Directors
Brian Ralph, President
William Peace University
Board Vice President
Everett B. Ward, President
Saint Augustine’s University
Board Secretary and Ex Officio Member
Jenny Spiker, Director
Cooperating Raleigh Colleges
Jo Allen, President
William (Bill) Aiken, Interim President
Wake Tech Community College
President, Shaw University
W. Randolph Woodson
Chancellor, NC State University
Provost,NC State University
Chair, Chief Academic Officers Committee
Chair, Financial Officers Committee
William Peace University
Chair, Chief Student Affairs Officers Committee
NC State University
- Cross registration and shared resources for students enrolled on the campus
- Professional development for administration and faculty across the campuses
- Sharing of resources (e.g. economic impact study, study abroad resources, faculty sharing)
- Administrator and programmer of Raleigh’s public access education channel (18) through the City of Raleigh’s franchise with Time Warner Cable
- Outreach to the community (e.g. student and staff community service, internships, community experts)
- Student and staff leadership development
- Connecting the campuses to governmental, business and community leaders
Let us know if you have ideas for projects. Email us or call 919-760-8538.