Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U) announced four winning proposals for a new accessibility-focused seed grant research program funded by Microsoft.

Five finalists have been chosen in the College of Design dean search.

Michelle Rinehart, associate dean for Academic Affairs and Outreach in Georgia Tech’s College of Design, has been appointed interim dean of the College, effective Aug. 1.

The sixth cohort of Georgia Tech’s Emerging Leaders Program has been selected.

Bernard Kippelen, Joseph M. Pettit Professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and co-president of the Lafayette Institute in Metz, France, has been named vice provost for International Initiatives, effective August 1.

Steven Girardot has been appointed interim vice provost for Undergraduate Education, effective immediately.

Provost Steve McLaughlin has convened two separate search committees tasked with selecting the new dean for the College of Design and the new vice provost for International Initiatives.

Dawn Baunach has been named Georgia Tech’s new associate vice provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development.

Georgia Tech-Lorraine President Yves Berthelot will retire June 30, 2021, after 36 years of service to the Institute.

Colin Potts, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of interactive computing at Georgia Tech, has accepted a position as provost and executive vice chancellor of Academic Affairs at Missouri University of Science and Technology.