Thursday, February 19, 2009
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New academic vice president named at Lincoln College, Lincoln

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[February 19, 2009]  Martha Wilson, Ph.D., was recently appointed as the academic vice president of the Lincoln campus of Lincoln College. Wilson, who will begin her duties July 1, currently serves as the associate vice president for academic affairs at Macon State College in Macon, Ga.

RestaurantIn making the announcement, Lincoln College President John Hutchinson said: "We are very pleased to have someone with Dr. Wilson's background in higher education join Lincoln College. I am confident that she will provide superb leadership to the academic side of the house, and I know the entire Lincoln College community will join me in welcoming Dr. Wilson to Lincoln College."

Wilson brings over 30 years of teaching and administrative experience to Lincoln College. During her tenure at Macon State College her accomplishments include accreditation and reaccreditation, assessment, program development, faculty development, and service to Phi Theta Kappa, the national lower-division academic honorary society. In 1999, she was recognized as distinguished regional coordinator by the international Phi Theta Kappa organization.


She has over 30 publications and presentations in the fields of American literature and higher education administration.

She holds a bachelor's degree magna cum laude, a master's degree summa cum laude and a doctorate in English summa cum laude, all from the University of Tennessee.

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Wilson said she is looking forward to the new opportunity.

"I am extremely happy to be joining the leadership team at Lincoln College," Wilson said. "I am intrigued and inspired by its history, mission and its people. I eagerly await the many opportunities the position offers. I look forward to working closely with the faculty, staff and students to help create a future that we can all be very proud of."

[Text from file received from Lincoln College]


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