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Dr. Austin has a doctoral degree in organization and management with a specialization in leadership from Capella University, a Master of Business Administration in finance from Philadelphia University and a Bachelor of Science in finance from Hampton University. She recently completed the requirements for the Master of Accountancy at Shorter University. Her areas of expertise include accounting, finance, leadership, management, organizational behavior, and strategic planning.
“I am humbled and thrilled to have the opportunity to serve the students, staff, and faculty in the College of Adult and Professional Programs,” Dr. Austin said. “I am most excited about the chance to share ideas and knowledge that will propel us toward accomplishing the goals of Shorter University.”
Dr. Austin said she welcomes the opportunity to help grow Shorter’s College of Adult and Professional Programs by enhancing current programs and developing new course offerings.
“My hope is that together we all can continue to transform the lives of our students so that they are able to positively contribute to their communities,” she said.
Dr. Martin said he is confident in Dr. Austin’s plans for CAPP as she assumes her new role.
“Having successfully directed our Graduate Program in Business in CAPP, Dr. Austin will now have the opportunity to use her innovative skills and enthusiastic spirit on an even greater scale at Shorter,” Dr. Martin said. “We are truly fortunate to have a person of her character and caliber in this strategic post.”
Dr. Austin and her husband, Steve, have three daughters, Iyanna, Saralyn, and Aubrey. The Austins are members of Impact 1.0 Church in Atlanta.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. The Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its list of best Southeastern Colleges. Shorter University is a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). Shorter offers traditional bachelor’s degree program in 48 areas of study, online courses and degree programs, undergraduate programs for working adults, and four master’s programs. Shorter is online at www.shorter.edu.
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