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Dr. Jeff Terrell Resigns

Richmont Graduate University announced today that Dr. Jeff Terrell, President since 1999, has resigned. The school also announced that Bob Rodgers has been installed as Interim President.

“We are thankful for all Dr. Terrell has done during his years at Richmont University,” said Board Chair Jan Linder. “Some of the outstanding accomplishments made during his presidency include: his compelling vision, his unwavering commitment to Richmont’s mission, his aggressive plan to achieve accreditation, and his ensuring that the school would maintain the highest possible academic standards. Richmont enjoys a stellar academic reputation, faculty and a strong leadership team who serve on the Administrative Council. These individuals form the core and heartbeat of Richmont Graduate University and are the key to a vibrant future. We look forward to a time of celebration with Dr. Terrell and honoring his legacy.”

Terrell said, “The past fourteen years of work together has been the most meaningful professional achievement of my life. I am grateful for the leadership lessons the Lord has taught me and for the opportunities the trustees have provided me as President. Please know that you will have my prayers and unqualified support in the future. I hope to see Richmont Graduate University flourishing and growing to ever-brighter heights in the years ahead.”

The university looks forward to hosting an open reception celebrating Dr. Terrell’s 14 years of faithful service on February 28, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served and dress will be business casual. Please contact Jennifer Cooper, Assistant to the President, with any questions: or 404-835-6117.