Three Women Named to Dean Positions at Albany State University

Albany State University in Georgia has announced the appointment of four new deans. Three of the new deans are women.

Rani George was named dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. She has been serving as interim dean of the college. Dr. George is a professor of statistics and research methods in the department of criminal justice. Dr. George earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Madras in India. She earned a second master’s degree in applied human development and a Ph.D. in measurement, statistics, and evaluation from the University of Delaware.

Kerri Johnson was appointed dean of the Darton College of Health Professions. She has served as interim dean. Dr. Johnson was the director of the physical therapist assistant program at Darton State College, which has merged into Albany State University. Dr. Johnson holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She earned a doctor of physical therapy degree from Temple University in Philadelphia.

Rhonda Porter is the new interim dean of the College of Education. She is a professor of mathematics education and the interim chair of the department of teacher education at the university. Dr. Porter is a graduate of Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, where she majored in mathematics education. She holds a master’s degree in education from Columbus State University in Georgia and a second master’s degree in applied mathematics and a Ph.D. in mathematics education from Auburn University in Alabama.

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