Carey Adams, new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (Source: Armstrong Atlantic State University)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -
Armstrong Atlantic State University has appointed Carey Adams as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective July 1, 2012.
Adams came to Armstrong Atlantic State University from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri, where he was Dean of the College of Arts and Letters. During his tenure at Missouri State University, he earned numerous awards, including the MSU University Award for Teaching, the MSU College of Arts and Letters Award for Excellence in Teaching and the MSU Graduate College Award for Excellence in MSAS Online Instruction.
Adams has a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas, a M.A. in Communication Studies from Baylor University and a B.A. in Communication and Religion from William Jewell College. While at Missouri State University, Adams served as co-chair of the university's Long-Range Planning Steering Committee and was a member of the President's Commission for Diversity, the University Marketing Task Force and the Community Foundation of the Ozarks' Arts Programming Sustainability Initiative.
Adams has been a member of the Council of Colleges of Arts & Sciences, the International Council of Fine Arts Deans, the American Conference of Academic Deans Communication Association and the International Communication Association.
Adams was hired as a result of a dedicated search committee, chaired by Armstrong's Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Laura Barrett.