New vice president joins Savannah State

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9/30/2019 3:17:01 PM

SAVANNAH – Savannah State University (SSU) interim President Kimberly Ballard-Washington has appointed Annette Ogletree-McDougal as vice president of Marketing and Communications.

“Annette has worked in various roles in higher education communications, public relations, media, and marketing,” Ballard-Washington said. “She brings a unique blend of experiences that make her an ideal choice for this position and as a member of the executive leadership team at Savannah State.”

Ogletree-McDougal, who assumed her role September 1, comes to SSU from the University System of Georgia, where she served as the executive director of communications, and the director of strategic planning and technology communications. She previously worked as the director of marketing and communications for the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel.

Ogletree-McDougal holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and theatre from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.


Established in 1890, Savannah State University is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university's nearly 4,000 students select majors from 30 undergraduate and five graduate programs in four colleges ‐ Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Sciences and Technology, and Education.

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