The board of regents of the University System of Georgia has named Marion Fedrick as president of Albany State University in Georgia. She has served as interim president since January.
Albany State University enrolls more than 6,200 undergraduate students and about 350 graduate students according to the latest U.S. Department of Education data. African Americans make up 69 percent of the student body.
In accepting the post, Fedrick stated that “I am truly inspired by what the future holds for the students, faculty and staff of Albany State. They are passionate and have worked hard toward making this a truly innovative institution. I thank them, as well as Chancellor Wrigley and the board of regents, for their belief in me and our team as we work toward that long-term success.”
Before being named interim president, Fedrick had been serving as interim executive vice president at Albany State. Earlier, she was vice chancellor for human resources at the University System of Georgia. In that role, she directed all system-wide human resource efforts, employee benefit programs, and organizational development and leadership initiatives.
Fedrick holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Georgia.