Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Marie Williams joined NC State as the new Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources on July 1, 2016. Prior to joining NC State, Williams served as the Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Administrative Services at Ball State, where she provided strategic leadership in human resources, payroll and employee benefits, employee relations, health and wellness and financial information services for the Business Affairs division.
During her time there, she led initiatives that included implementing more effective and efficient processes, leveraging technology to automate key personnel actions and enhanced engagement with campus constituents by promoting a customer-centric culture.
Previously, Williams served as the Vice President for Finance and Administration at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition, she held positions at Fisk that included Vice President for Administrative Services and Chief Human Resources Officer and Director of Human Resources.
Williams, a native of England, earned her Master’s degree in business administration from Georgia Southern and earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and enterprise from the University of Central England.
Williams’ professional affiliations include serving as an at-large board member for the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. She is an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow Class 2009-10.