Sterling College is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Gregory P. Kerr as its vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Kerr comes to Sterling from Bluefield College in Bluefield, Va., where he has served as the chair of the Division of Science and Mathematics and as interim vice president for academic affairs. He will assume duties at Sterling on July 1.
“It is hard to overstate the importance of this position,” said Sterling College President Dr. Paul J. Maurer. “We received forty applications for this position from across the country. Dr. Kerr stood out among many highly qualified candidates. His academic credentials are impressive, and in his experience as an interim vice president for academic affairs, he implemented numerous positive changes. I am delighted and excited that Dr. Kerr will serve with us at Sterling College.”
As the interim vice president at Bluefield from May 2008 to June 30, 2009, Dr. Kerr administered an academic program consisting of 20 undergraduate majors; served on the president’s leadership team; and planned, implemented and monitored an academic budget in excess of $3 million. He also negotiated articulation agreements with the Virginia Community College System and ser