ALBANY, GA – Albany Technical College (ATC) has appointed a new Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. Barbara Brown began her official duties earlier this week.

With over 20 years’ experience in Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration, Barbara Brown is no stranger to ATC. Since 1995, she has served in the Admissions/Student Affairs department as a Student Services Specialist, Admissions Director, Recruiter/Admissions Counselor, Assistant Director of Admissions, and as the Director of Recruitment and Move On When Ready (MOWR) program. She has served as Acting Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management for the last three months when the position was vacated.

Brown is a graduate of Dougherty Leadership and Albany Tech’s Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. She received a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Albany State University and a master’s degree in Management with a concentration in Human Resources from Troy University. She has also been a presenter for “Best Practices for Servicing Community Partners Mobile Go Center” in Miami, Florida and been an admissions presenter at the 57th Annual Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Conference.

With a commitment to student success in technical education, Brown believes she is a catalyst for making a difference in the lives of the students she serves in the Albany community. She believes that technical education is the key ingredient to upward mobility for citizens throughout Georgia and that if individuals are exposed to opportunities like the MOWR program for high school students, they will excel. She is passionate about tapping into the gifts and talents of every individual and equipping them with the information they need to reach their educational goals.

“I am humbled by the confidence that the administration of Albany Technical College has placed in me,” said Brown. “As this chapter continues, I resolve to continue to see no limits and no boundaries to education and success.”

A member of Sherwood Baptist Church, Brown is married to Kenny Brown, Sr., and they have two children, Lakese Brown and Kenny Brown, Jr.