Nicolle Parsons-Pollard Named Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Georgia State President M. Brian Blake has named Nicolle Parsons-Pollard as Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs effective Feb. 1, having served in an interim role since January 2022.
Since arriving at Georgia State in January 2020 as associate provost for faculty affairs, Dr. Parsons-Pollard has created, implemented and championed a variety of faculty development programs to support and strengthen faculty in teaching and research, as well as leadership programming for department chairs and other administrators.
With this move, Dr. Parsons-Pollard will become the first Black woman appointed as Provost in the university's history. She also will become the first Black person in GSU's history to hold the role in a permanent capacity.