Dr. Jessica Sharpe has been named the interim director of the George Center for Honors Studies program for 2011-12 at Greensboro College.
Sharpe is the associate professor of biology and assistant director of the studies program.
"Dr. Sharpe brings several years of experience with honors students and the honors program to her new interim role," said Dr. Paul Leslie, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, in a press release.
Sharpe will be responsible for administering the George Center's curriculum and programs.
She will chair the honors committee, coordinate reviews of students' thesis, monitor honors students' academic progress, work with admissions and more.
Sharpe succeeds Dr. John Woell, who resigned to accept an administrative appointment at UNC-Greensboro.