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Marion Ross Fedrick

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EdD, 2021

Marion Ross Fedrick was appointed as the 10th president of Albany State University on August 14, 2018, by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Fedrick was appointed after serving as both the interim executive vice president and interim president for the university since October 2017. President Fedrick is an accomplished senior leader whose proven expertise spans over 30 years. Fedrick’s professional background includes higher education administration, strategic planning, crisis management and strategic partnership management in both the private and public sectors.

As president of Albany State University, Fedrick continues to apply her diverse experiences and commitment to excellence to drive initiatives that ignite excellence throughout and beyond the post-secondary environment. Under her leadership, the institution has undertaken several critical initiatives that include a redesign of the institution’s academic colleges, approval of the University System of Georgia’s first nexus degrees, and the design and implementation of the university’s integrated student success model to include the creation of the Albany State University Summer Success Institute.

The intersection of her vision, passion, and broad leadership capabilities have placed her in key leadership roles throughout her career. She has served as vice chancellor of human resources for the University System of Georgia, leading strategic initiatives relating to effective university administration, leadership development and all human resources planning efforts. She has also held administrative positions at Clark Atlanta University, Emory University Hospitals, State of Georgia’s Office of State Personnel Administration, AT&T, and the former BellSouth Corporation. She is a member of the 6th executive Ed.D. cohort in higher education management.

Events featuring Marion Ross Fedrick
Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

Marion Fedrick, president of Albany State University and current member of Executive Ed.D. cohort 6, delivers the 20th Annual Mary Frances Early Lecture. The free and open event also includes the official ceremony naming the of the College of Education in Ms. Early's honor.

News Featuring Marion Ross Fedrick

by Jewel Caruso

by Jewel Caruso

Chronicle of Higher Education

Power of the Professoriate

Marion Fedrick, president of Albany State University and member of the current IHE executive doctoral program cohort, chairs an important advisory committee to review and study the names of buildings and colleges on all University System of Georgia (USG)…

Marion Ross Fedrick presented the keynote address to a full audience at the 20th Annual Mary Frances Early Lecture on February 25 at 2 p.m. in the Hodgson Concert Hall. Fedrick is the 10th president of Albany State University and a student in IHE’s executive Ed…

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