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Amy Lingo announced as dean for Georgia Southern College of Education

Lingo, who has been interim dean of the College of Education at the University of Louisville for the last five years, brings a wealth of experience in educational leadership. She will join Georgia Southern on October 1.
Amy Lingo, Ed.D. | Georgia Southern University
Amy Lingo, Ed.D. has been selected as the new dean for Georgia Southern University’s College of Education (COE).

Lingo joins Georgia Southern from the University of Louisville, where she has been serving as the interim dean of the College of Education for the past five years. She brings with her a wealth of experience in educational leadership and a strong commitment to student success, academic excellence and innovation.

“Dr. Lingo’s extensive background in educator preparation and her proven track record in fostering collaborative partnerships will be invaluable as we continue to advance our mission and goals,” said Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Carl Reiber, Ph.D.

With a career total of more than $15 million in external grant funding, Lingo has a keen eye for scholarship and research.

“Joining Georgia Southern as the new dean for the College of Education is an incredible honor and an exciting opportunity,” said Lingo. “I am eager to collaborate with the talented faculty, staff, and students to foster an environment of innovation, inclusivity, and transformative learning experiences. I am deeply committed to advancing the mission of academic excellence upheld by Georgia Southern. Together, we will continue to elevate the College of Education’s reputation as a leader in educator preparation, research and community engagement.”

Lingo will join Georgia Southern on October 1.

COE is one of 10 colleges that comprise Georgia Southern University, a multi-campus institution with campuses in Statesboro, Savannah and Hinesville. The College is the premier and primary educator of teachers in southeast Georgia, and Eagle Educators are known throughout the state and nation for their achievements and dedication to the field of education. The College of Education offers students multiple program opportunities spanning all three Georgia Southern locations and online.