FVSU President Ivelaw Griffith plans to step down

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Fort Valley State University President Ivelaw Griffith is resigning.

According to the University System of Georgia, Griffith says he will step down as president effective June 30. Griffith was named president of FVSU in 2013.

Under his leadership, FVSU raised admissions standards to university level, established the Honors Program and Undergraduate Research Program, designed and implemented a new student recruiting plan and process, and signed key articulation agreements with Central Georgia Technical College, Albany Technical College, and Georgia Military College aimed at encouraging students to complete their bachelor’s degree at FVSU after completing their two-year associate’s degree programs.

The University System of Georgia says it will release information regarding the search for FVSU’s next president in the coming months.

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