Interim presidents named for 2 Georgia universities

ATLANTA (AP) — The University System of Georgia has named interim presidents for Valdosta State University and South Georgia State College.

Officials said in a release Monday that Kelli Brown will serve as interim president of Valdosta State. Brown currently serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

Officials say Brown will begin in her new role on June 1 and replaces interim president Cecil Staton.

University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby has also named Ingrid Thompson-Sellers as interim president of South Georgia State College in Douglas.

Thompson-Sellers currently serves as senior associate dean and a professor of business information systems at Georgia State University. Thompson-Sellers will begin in her new role June 30 and will replace Virginia Carson, who is retiring.