Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Matt Arthur has appointed Southern Regional Technical College Provost James “Jim” Glass, the new president to lead Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). SRTC has instructional sites located in Seminole, Decatur, Early, Miller, Grady, Colquitt, Mitchell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, and Worth counties.
“Jim has dedicated his career to advancing opportunity for students through education,” said TCSG Commissioner Matt Arthur. “Whether as a teacher early in his career at Dougherty High School in the 1980s or in his latest position as provost at Southern Regional Technical College, Jim works every day to help students reach their full potential. He will be a great leader of the college to continue its legacy of developing a skilled workforce for the region.”
Glass has worked for Southern Regional Technical College for four years since merging with Moultrie Technical College in 2015 where he worked since 2003. Glass began his postsecondary career as Director of Instruction for Albany Technical College in 1999. Prior to his leadership roles at Georgia technical colleges, Glass spent 13 years in secondary education as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal in Albany.
“I am honored to be chosen as Southern Regional Technical College’s next president,” said Glass. “It is an exciting time to be in technical education and I am committed to building a skilled workforce for business and industry while ensuring each and every person interested in pursuing postsecondary education at our college is given the opportunity to do so.”
Glass holds an Associate of Science degree from South Georgia College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Augusta State University, and a Master of Education degree from Georgia Southwestern State University. Glass will assume his new role effective July 1st.
The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia approved Commissioner Arthur’s appointment of Mr. Glass on Tuesday, June 25th in Atlanta.
SRTC offers over 155 degree, diploma, and certificate programs that are designed to get you quickly into your desired career, and 28 general education courses that transfer to the University System of Georgia institutions and 19 private colleges and universities in Georgia. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. For the most up-to-date information on registration, class dates, and program offerings, log on to www.southernregional.edu.