For the past fourteen years, Tim Vick has been deeply involved in the success, retention, and progression of beginning college students. He has, in his role as an administrator, directed academic advising, academic testing, academic resource centers, and new and transfer student orientation. Most recently, he led the development and implementation of Middle Georgia State College’s freshman year experience (FYE) program. In addition to directing the program, Tim taught several FYE seminar classes each semester. Tim also designed, and taught for the past twelve years, a beginning course for the School of Information Technology at Middle Georgia State.
Tim is currently ABD toward receiving an EdD in Higher Education Leadership. He has presented at several regional, statewide, national, and international conferences on the topics of student success and retention; the successful development, implementation, and assessment of freshman-year programs; and integrating technology into educational settings.