Angela Peters Appointed Provost at Albany State University in Georgia

Angela Peters was appointed provost and vice president of academic affairs at Albany State University in Georgia. She will assume her new duties on August 5.

In accepting the appointment, Dr. Peters stated: “I am honored and humbled to join the leadership team at ASU. In addition, I am excited to be a part of the continuing progress and the expansion of opportunities that lie ahead.”

Since 2013, Dr. Peters has been serving as vice provost for academic programs at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Additionally, she has served as a professor and chair for the department of chemistry at Claflin. Dr. Peters has also served as executive director of the Louis Stokes South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation and statewide coordinator for the Southeastern Consortium for Minorities, both at the University of South Carolina.

Dr. Peters earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemistry from Hampton University in Virginia. She holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from University of South Carolina.

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  1. Kudos to you, Provost Peters!! I am so happy for you and even happier for Albany State to have captured such a wonderfully, impressive Jewel!! Well-deserved appointment, my friend and colleague!! My very best to you always!!
    KV Mk-Sh

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