Dr. Michael P. Shannon will change into president of The College of North Georgia, efficient Jul. 1, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
Shannon is presently interim govt vice chairman for administration and finance and interim chief enterprise officer for Georgia Tech.
“I’m thrilled to function the president of the College of North Georgia,” Shannon stated in a press release. “The historical past, the custom, the affect and the status of UNG, 150 years within the making, are extremely highly effective.”
The retired U.S. Military officer has beforehand served as a analysis college member and principal investigator within the Superior Ideas Laboratory on the Georgia Tech Analysis Institute (GTRI); chief of GTRI’s superior warfighting applied sciences division; vice chairman for strategic improvement at Hopewell Designs Inc.; and assistant professor within the physics and nuclear engineering division on the U.S. Army Academy at West Level.
Shannon holds a bachelor’s in aerospace engineering and a masters in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical College and a grasp’s in well being physics and a Ph.D. in nuclear and radiological engineering from Georgia Tech.