Academic Diversity Alignment Committee

The Academic Diversity Alignment Committee advises the Vice President of Academic Planning and Strategic Initiatives on priorities for addressing diversity and inclusion opportunities within the academic programs Augusta University that include recruitment, curricular and co-curricular activities, service and outreach, scholarly efforts, and faculty development.


Dr. Quincy Byrdsong
Chief Diversity Officer & Vice President of Academic Planning and Strategic Initiatives

Dr. Heather Abdelnur
Chair of the Academic Diversity Alignmnet Committee
Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Lorraine Evans
Executive Director
Center for Academic Success

Dr. Darla Linville
Assistant Professor
College of Education

Dr. Raymond Whiting
Associate Vice President
Division of Institutional Effectiveness

Ms. Karen A. Mobley
Director of Academic Diversity Initiatives
Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Mr. David Barron
Associate Vice President
Division of Enrollment and Student Affairs

Dr. Kevin Frazier
Vice Dean
Dental College of Georgia

Dr. Lester Pretlow
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
College of Allied Health Sciences

Dr. Lindsey West
Deputy Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Dr. Pamela Cook
Assistant Dean
College of Nursing

Dr. Joe Hobbs
Department Chair, Family Medicine
Medical College of Georgia

Dr. Deborah Richardson
Division of Academic and Faculty Affairs