October 28, 2005
|Bill Prigge, the Chief Administrative Officer at Georgia State University's College of Law, has been named the College's Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance.
"For the past two years Bill has done a tremendous job for the law school," said Dean Steven J. Kaminshine. "His appointment as an assistant dean is well deserved and will serve us well as he continues to help lead the College's staff and administration."
In 2003, Prigge joined the College of Law as Chief Administrative Officer to direct a service-focused organization that provides all administrative support functions to faculty, staff and students. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Higher Education from the University of Nebraska through their distributed education program, and expects to complete the degree requirements for his Ph.D. in December 2005. He received a B.S.M.E. degree from the University of Alabama in 1983 and an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, in 1990.
Prior to joining Georgia State, Prigge spent over 18 years in the telecommunications industry, holding positions in engineering, operations, project management, technical management, strategic planning, business development and general management. In 2001, he made the transition from industry to higher education when he joined the Georgia Institute of Technology as the as the Chief Operating Officer for the Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology (GCATT). At GCATT, he served as the Executive Director's principal advisor and executive officer on all fiscal, facilities, personnel and administrative matters, and as the unit's chief financial and administrative officer. While at Georgia Tech, Bill Prigge also served as the chief financial, administrative & business development officer for the Georgia Tech Broadband Institute (GTBI), an industry consortium that is a center of excellence in broadband communications research.