William Peace University is a small, private institution located in downtown Raleigh, NC.

The University’s strategic initiatives and policies are governed by a Board of Trustees, comprised of roughly 20 members ranging from different career and cultural backgrounds, and carried out by WPU’s Senior Leadership Team.

Dr. Brian C. Ralph was officially installed as the 11th President of Peace on April 11, 2016. His tenure began in August 2015, following a 12-year stint at Queens University of Charlotte, NC, where he served as Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing.

WPU’s Senior Leadership Team oversees and manages the University’s various department leaders who maintain day-to-day operations.

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Dr. Brian C. Ralph was installed as WPU’s 11th president in April 2015

“I am a firm believer that student success begets institutional success.”

Dr. Brian C. Ralph
William Peace University President 

State of the University