Dr. James D. Ball became Carroll’s third president on July 1, 2014. He was inaugurated on Nov. 7, 2014. Ball has over thirty years of progressively responsible community college experience, including 18 years as a senior-level executive. His expertise includes academic and student affairs administration, technology planning and integration, faculty and staff development, student affairs, strategic planning, budget development/administration, facilities planning and development, fundraising, accreditation processes and policy development.
The College operates under three distinct administrative areas: Academic and Student Affairs; Continuing Education and Training; and Administration.
The Board of Trustees, consisting of seven members, is appointed by the Governor of Maryland. Chosen from among the citizens of Carroll County, board members come from various communities in the county. They represent a range of educational, economic and professional backgrounds.