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Linda Bachman

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EdD, 2013

Linda Bachman is the director of residential education at Emory University. Previously she served as director of UGA's Experiential Learning program where she was charged with identifying and proposing innovative ways to advance experiential learning across UGA’s diverse undergraduate programs. She partnered with faculty members, experiential program directors, and other administrators in UGA’s schools and colleges to support planning and program expansion and assessment. 

In addition to her work on the committee that drafted and facilitated discussion regarding the Experiential Learning Requirement, Bachman served as assistant dean in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, first directing external affairs for the college, and later providing leadership on strategic planning and the development of entrepreneurial academic programs. Prior to coming to UGA, Bachman founded and led a fund-raising, board development and communications strategy firm in Philadelphia. Her experience in higher education administration includes development, program management, and strategic planning for the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, among other academic and nonprofit institutions. She earned her A.B., magna cum laude, in English and history at Bryn Mawr College and her M.A. in English at the University of Michigan, where she pursued doctoral work in critical theory and American autobiography.

News Featuring Linda Bachman

The Chronicle of Higher Education features UGA Experiential Learning initiative – Soon, all undergraduates at Georgia will…

IHE alum Linda Bachman (Ed.D. 2013) has been named as The University of Georgia's first-ever director of university experiential learning. Her appointment is effective May 1 in the Office of the Vice President for Instruction.

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