The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia elected new officers for 2015 earlier this month.
Regent Neil L. Pruitt Jr. was elected to a one-year term as the board’s chair. Pruitt currently serves as vice chair. Regent Kessel Stelling Jr. was elected to a one-year term as the board’s vice chair.
The board also appointed Daryl Griswold as interim secretary to fill the role formerly held by Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs J. Burns Newsome, who accepted a position at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Griswold currently serves as assistant vice chancellor for legal affairs and assistant secretary to the board of regents.
Regent Rogers Wade chaired the committee that developed nominations for board officers for the coming year. Committee members were Regents Lori Durden and Don Leebern.