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Stas Preczewski Named Georgia Gwinnett College President

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Atlanta — May 20, 2014

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University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby announced today that the Board of Regents has approved his recommendation to name Dr. Stas Preczewski, currently the interim president, the new permanent president of Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC).

“Over the past months, Dr. Preczewski has demonstrated to the College, to the community, the Board and to me that he is ready and highly qualified to lead Georgia Gwinnett College,” said Huckaby. “The transition from interim to permanent president is not just appropriate, it is an excellent decision for the College and its future. We are pleased to give him this well-deserved opportunity for leadership.”

Prior to being named interim president, Preczewski served as vice president for academic and student affairs since GGC’s founding in 2005.

Preczewski was interim president of Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, from July 2011 through June 2012.

He earned a Ph.D. specializing in higher and adult education from the University of Missouri in 1997.

Preczewski has a Master of Arts degree specializing in strategic planning from the United States Naval War College earned in 1998 and a Master of Science degree specializing in industrial engineering and operations research from the University of Massachusetts earned in 1987.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in agricultural engineering and economics in 1980.

Preczewski has received a number of recognitions and awards, including a fellowship from the American Council on Education, 2003-2004, which he spent at Wake Forest University. Preczewski has also presented a number of papers, authored and co-authored studies and held tenure as an associate professor at West Point.

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