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Hagood named Division of Academic Enhancement director

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Chase Hagood

Following a national search, Thomas Chase Hagood has been named director of UGA’s Division of Academic Enhancement. Hagood began his new position Sept. 7.

“Chase brings a unique perspective to this position,” said Rahul Shrivastav, vice president for instruction. “His breadth of knowledge in working with both faculty and students will help further foster student learning and experience and strengthen the university’s commitment to student success.”

Hagood will provide leadership for the DAE, a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Instruction, which offers students a range of services and courses for academic support that contribute to a quality student experience from start to finish. The center also provides academic success workshops and academic counseling as well as study skills and strategies for students.

“I am honored to be selected as director of the Division of Academic Enhancement,” said Hagood. “The division plays an integral role in the university’s student success agenda, and I’m excited to serve alongside the DAE’s distinguished faculty and staff to support students across UGA.”

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