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Ingrid Thompson-Sellers Named Interim President of South Georgia State College

Posted on May 23, 2016

By:  Office of Communications
        Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby has named Dr. Ingrid Thompson-Sellers interim president of South Georgia State College.

Thompson-Sellers currently serves as a Senior Associate Dean and professor of Business Information Systems at Georgia State University. She will assume her position at South Georgia State on June 30, 2016, replacing retiring President Virginia Carson.

“Ingrid brings broad experience in higher education and academic affairs that will serve South Georgia State College students, faculty and staff extremely well,” said Huckaby. “Ingrid has demonstrated strong leadership capabilities that will enable her to hit the ground running and keep South Georgia State College moving forward. Ingrid understands and is committed to the access mission.”

Prior to her role at Georgia State University, Thompson-Sellers served in a variety of roles at Georgia Perimeter College since August 1998, including Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Business Information Systems faculty, department chair, Dean of Business, Campus Dean at Newton, Decatur, Clarkston and GPC Online.

Before coming to Georgia Perimeter College, she taught at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York.

Thompson-Sellers has a bachelor’s degree in Physics, Master’s degree in Telecommunications and a doctorate in Instructional Technology from Georgia State University.