Bonita Jacobs Is a Finalist for Presidency of North Georgia College and State University

The board of regents for the University System of Georgia has announced that Bonita Jacobs is one of two finalists for the presidency of North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega. Dr. Jacobs is a professor of higher education counseling and executive director of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students at the University of North Texas in Denton. She is the former editor of The Journal of College Orientation and Transition.

Dr. Jacobs earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and history and a master’s degree in counseling at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. She received a doctorate in educational administration from Texas A&M University.

The other finalist is Gerry St. Amand, vice president for university advancement at Northern Kentucky University. The regents are expected to choose between the two finalists after a mandatory 14-day waiting period.

Update: Dr. Jacobs was named president on May 10, 2011.

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