Brunswick, GA – A national search for one of the top administrative positions of the College of Coastal Georgia, Vice President for Academic Affairs, has been successfully concluded with the selection of Dr. Tracy L. Pellett. Dr. Pellett will join the Coastal Georgia staff on June 15, 2015.
“Dr. Pellett brings a wealth of experience and a successful track record of innovative leadership in such diverse areas as institutional strategic planning, assessment and accreditation, curricular programming, academic policy, online and multi-modal learning, academic technology, faculty development, academic support services, competency-based undergraduate degrees, international program development, and first-year experience and honors programming,” College President Greg Aloia said in announcing the appointment. “Adding him to our leadership team positions the College to fast-track new initiatives from the University System of Georgia as well as opportunities identified in our comprehensive strategic planning process.”
Prior to accepting the position at Coastal Georgia, Dr. Pellett served as Associate Provost of Academic and Student Life for two years and Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Studies for five years at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. He has 28 years of experience as a teacher and professor, including Professor of Education at CWU and Minnesota State University-Mankato and Assistant Professor of Education at University of Arkansas-Monticello and Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
Dr. Pellett earned his doctorate in curriculum and instruction/sport pedagogy from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, his master’s in teacher education and motor learning from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and his bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
During the search process, Dr. Lance W. Carluccio, a member of the Registry for College and University Presidents and retired licensed psychologist, served as Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs for the 2014-2015 academic year.
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