The College of Coastal Georgia’s Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the awarding of tenure and/or promotion to 13 faculty members, effective in 2022-23. These faculty members are being recognized for their hard work and commitment to providing Coastal Georgia students with academic instruction, and mentoring, of the highest quality.

The following faculty member has been tenured and promoted to professor:

  • Dr. James Benton—Associate Professor to Professor of Accounting

 

The following faculty member has been tenured:

  • Tyler Bagwell—Associate Professor Communication

 

The following faculty members have been promoted to professor:

  • Dr. German Vargas—Associate Professor to Professor of Mathematics
  • Dr. Laura Lynch—Associate Professor to Professor of Mathematics
  • Dr. David Stasek—Associate Professor to Professor of Biology
  • Dr. Jim Fullerton—Associate Professor to Professor of Management
  • Dr. T. David Reese—Associate Professor to Professor of Finance and Economics

 

The following faculty members have been tenured and promoted to associate professor:

  • Aurora Pope—Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Visual Art
  • Dr. Karen Lucas—Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Mathematics Education
  • Dr. Roscoe Scarborough—Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Sociology
  • Dr. Maryanne Sandberg—Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Nursing
  • Dr. Melissa Trussell—Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Economics
  • Dr. Tyra Warner—Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism

 

“Each one of these phenomenal faculty members has made a significant impact to the life of the College. I am so pleased that they are being recognized for all their hard work and dedication, not only to students, but to their disciplines as well,” said Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Johnny Evans Jr. “On behalf of the entire campus community, congratulations on your tenure and promotion.”