AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Paine College President Dr. George Bradley has stepped down, according to a news release from the college.
The Board of Trustees accepted Bradley's resignation, which is effective immediately, said Board Chair Silas Newman Jr.
"I'd like to thank members of the Board of Trustees, the Paine College community and the Augusta community for the opportunity to serve as the 14th President of Paine College," Bradley wrote in a statement Tuesday.
Dr. Samuel Sullivan, provost and vice president of academic affairs, will serve as the acting president as of close of business today.
Read the rest of Bradley's statement:
"Tina and I are proud of the students that we have participated in helping lay the foundations for the next generation of servant leaders. I am always mindful that we have to continue to plant trees that we know we will never sit under. I cannot thank enough the many people in the CSRA for their support of Paine College and her students. I will continue to be an advocate for the great work that is taking place at Paine College."
"We know that the College, faculty, staff and students have bright futures that lie ahead. We feel so privileged to have shared in this journey."