Godfrey Gibbison, associate professor of economics and dean of the School of Professional Studies, will serve as interim dean of the Graduate School of the University of Charleston, South Carolina.
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Brian McGee, who has served as the interim dean of the Graduate School for the past two academic years, announced the change in leadership on Aug. 17, 2018, via campus email. Gibbison’s new role will take effect immediately.
“President Osborne and I have every confidence in Dean Gibbison’s leadership, and we look forward to excellent progress for the Graduate School in the coming year,” McGee wrote in his email to faculty and staff.
Prior to joining the College of Charleston faculty in 2012, Gibbison was the director of the School of Economic Development at Georgia Southern University, where he served on the faculty from 2002 to 2012.