Adrian Epps is the new dean of the Bagwell College of Education at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Dr. Epps, a recognized education leader in Georgia, has served as interim dean of the college since May 2020. The college serves more than 2,700 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The college offers five doctoral degree programs.
“I am thrilled to accept this role to continue overseeing the outstanding work in the Bagwell College of Education,” Dr. Epps said. “I am honored to work every day with faculty and staff who are committed to experiential learning, purposeful research, and community engagement and so dedicated to producing educators who make a difference to countless students throughout Georgia and beyond.”
Prior to being named interim dean, Dr. Epps was an associate dean in the university’s College of Science and Mathematics from 2007 to 2019. He also served as interim provost and vice president of academic affairs at Dalton State College from 2019 to 2020.
Prior to coming to Kennesaw State, Dr. Epps served in several leadership roles with the Atlanta Public School district including, director of mathematics and science initiatives, as well as positions in the Office of the Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, the Professional Development Department, and the Informational Services Division. He also was an assistant principal and classroom teacher.
Dr. Epps earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minor in African and African American studies and a master’s degree in science education from Emory University in Atlanta. He holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Clark Atlanta University.