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Kerner Named Interim Dean of College of Business, Wright Named Associate Dean

Athens State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jim Kerner has been appointed as the Interim Dean of the College of Business and Dr. Lionel Wright has been appointed as the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Business.…
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Smith Named Interim Provost, LaFevor Named Interim VP for Academic Affairs

Athens State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jackie Smith has been appointed as its interim Provost and Dr. Kim LaFevor has been appointed as its interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective immediately. This selection follows the recent…

Athens State Receives Approval to Offer Two New Degree Programs

Dateline: June 12, 2020 Athens State University has been approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE) to offer two new bachelor’s degree programs and two new “badge” programs, all within the University’s College of Business. Beginning fall 2020,…

College of Business Programs Ranked Among Best & Most Affordable in 2020

Dateline: April 15, 2020 Three online programs in Athens State University’s College of Business have been ranked among the best and/or most affordable in the country for the year 2020. Athens State’s online Bachelor in Human Resource Management degree program…

Athens State Named Most Affordable Online Supply Chain Management Degree

Dateline: March 11, 2020 Athens State University’s online Supply Chain Management degree program has been named the most affordable in the country by Great Business Schools. Athens State’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management program focuses extensively on management information systems…

Dr. Lee Vartanian Named Dean of College of Education

Dateline: February 26, 2020 After an extensive, nationwide search that produced a number of highly-qualified candidates, Athens State University has appointed Dr. Lee Vartanian as Dean of the College of Education effective July 2020. Dr. Vartanian received his bachelor’s degree…

Athens State and Calhoun Launch Dual Degree Program for Students

Dateline: February 11, 2020 Calhoun Community College and Athens State University have signed a “2+2 Transfer Pathway Agreement” allowing students to transfer without losing coursework and earn degrees from both institutions. Students in Calhoun’s Child Development program will transfer courses…

Athens State Signs Partnership Agreement with Drake State Community & Technical College

Dateline: January 9, 2020 – Athens State University signed a partnership agreement with Drake State Community & Technical College on January 9 that creates a transfer pathway for African-American males who are interested in a teaching career. African-American male students…

Athens State Religious Studies Degree Ranked In Top 5 Most Affordable

Dateline: January 7, 2020 – Athens State University’s online religious studies degree program has been named one of the most affordable in the country by Affordable Schools. The program was ranked #3 in the country based on its average cost…