Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Monday, August 21st, 2017

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

The working group is chaired by Georgia College and State University President Steve M. Dorman. Other members include the presidents of Dalton State College, Fort Valley State University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as numerous business professionals, academic professors and educational leaders. Desnoyers-Colas, who is Chair of the University System of Georgia Faculty Council, will contribute her knowledge of communications and cutting-edge educational technology.

Desnoyers-Colas, a retired U.S. Air Force officer, is the author of Marching as to War: Personal Narratives of African-American Women’s Experiences in the Gulf Wars. At Armstrong, she is the coordinator for the Men of Vision and Excellence African-American male retention initiative on campus and has previously served as the president of the Faculty Senate.