Project Description

CarterBaldwin Executive Search, together with our colleagues at Presbyterian College (PC) are pleased to announce that Theresa R. (Terri) Tibbs will serve as PC’s next Vice President of Human Resources and Title IX. In this role, Terri will become the first African American executive in PC history.

Terri joins PC from Fayetteville State University, where she is associate vice chancellor of human resources and serves as deputy Title IX coordinator, EEO officer, diversity and inclusion officer and the university’s HR lead for campus re-accreditation and strategic planning committees. In this role, Terri focused on employee engagement, HR optimization, and student success, championing the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) initiative. Additionally, during the pandemic, Terri led the human resources return-to-work efforts, creating policies, communication, and training to ensure the safe return of staff and faculty to campus.

Terri’s prior experience includes roles as chief of staff at Elizabeth City State University and director of corporate human resources and director of human resources at Pactiv, a corporation with sales of more than $4 billion. She holds numerous professional certifications including Deputy Title IX Coordinator Certification, Diversity and Inclusion Certification from Cornell University, and Mental Health First Aid Facilitator Certification. She earned an MS in Management Sciences from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a BS in psychology from North Carolina A&T State University.

About Presbyterian College
Located in Clinton, South Carolina, Presbyterian College is a private liberal arts college with an undergraduate enrollment of more than 1,000 students. It offers 30 undergraduate degrees and nine pre-professional programs including Pre-Law, Pre-Med, Pre-Theology, and Pre-Pharmacy, as well as a dual degree program in Engineering. Money magazine lists Presbyterian as the highest-ranked private institution in South Carolina in its “Best Colleges in America, Ranked by Value” and the U.S. News and World Report ranks it as one of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges for advancing social mobility. Presbyterian College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is a member of the Big South Conference of NCAA Division I, fielding seventeen varsity teams in 11 sports.

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