GPTC announces new vice president of academic affairs
Georgia Piedmont Technical College recently announced the appointment of Dr. Mariam Dittmann as vice president of academic affairs at the college.
“Dr. Dittmann is a renowned educator and we are confident that she will bring innovative thinking in the areas of academic leadership and student success,” said Dr. Jabari Simama, GPTC’s president.
Dittmann was selected from a field of several qualified candidates. She began her new duties on Nov. 26. Prior to joining Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Dittmann served for two years as the Dean of Curriculum and Special Projects for Savannah Technical College. There, she led the institution’s efforts in institutional effectiveness and accreditations. Dr. Dittmann previously served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bainbridge College in southwest Georgia from 2008 to 2010. She began her career in higher education at Georgia Perimeter College where she taught physics and astronomy from 1991 to 2008 and worked her way into an administrative position.