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Hunnicutt leaving UGA-Griffin; Buntin named interim

Dr. Lew Hunnicutt, assistant provost and campus director at the UGA-Griffin campus, has been named president of Nash Community College in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Under Hunnicutt’s leadership, the UGA Griffin campus increased graduate enrollment, elevated private support, and strengthened partnerships with the local community.

Dr. G. David Buntin, a dedicated member of the UGA faculty, has been named interim assistant provost and campus director, effective Nov. 1

Buntin is a professor of entomology at UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. His research and extension activities focus on integrated pest management. He has been an active member of several committees at both the college and university level.

 UGA plans to conduct a national search for the next assistant provost and campus director at UGA-Griffin. In addition, a town hall meeting at UGA-Griffin is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Nov. 7 in Room 104 of the UGA-Griffin Student Learning Center. This meeting is open to faculty, staff, students and the general public.