The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has appointed a 16-member, campus-based Presidential Search and Screen Committee comprised of faculty, staff, students, alumni, the UWG Foundation and community stakeholders.

    • Sharmistha Basu-Dutt, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Chair, Department of Chemistry, College of Science and Mathematics; Presidential Search and Screen Committee Chair
    • Karly Beck, Vice President of Student Life, UWG Student Government Association; President, EcoLeaders
    • Hilde Patron Boenheim, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Richards College of Business; Director, UWG Center for Business and Economic Research
    • Allyson Bretch, Director of Annual Giving, University Advancement; Chair, UWG Staff Advisory Council
    • Judy Butler, Ed.D., Professor of Education, College of Education; Chair, UWG Faculty Senate
    • Joshua Byrd, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands, Music Department, College of Arts and Humanities
    • Chuck Conerly, J.D., Partner, Smith Conerly LLP
    • Missy Dugan, Member, UWG Foundation Board of Trustees; President and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
    • Hannes Gerhardt, Ph.D., Professor of Geography, Department of Geosciences, College of Science and Mathematics; Director, UWG Center for Sustainability
    • Kim Holder, Senior Lecturer of Economics, Department of Economics, Richards College of Business; Director, UWG Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy; Member, Board of Trustees, UWG Athletic Foundation
    • Brett Ledbetter, President, Ledbetter Construction
    • Khareem Leslie, President, UWG Student Government Association
    • R. Cade Parian, Attorney, Parian Injury Law, LLC
    • J. Salvador Peralta, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, College of Social Sciences
    • Luis A. Planas, Chair, UWG Foundation Board of Trustees; retired, The Coca-Cola Company
    • Rebecca L. Smith, Associate Director, UWG Newnan campus and UWG eCampus