Coastal Pines President Named in Top 100 Influential Georgians List
January 10, 2019 05:13 PM
Dr. Glenn Deibert, President of Coastal Pines Technical College
Dr. Glenn Deibert, President of Coastal Pines Technical College, was recently named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Georgians by Georgia Trend’s yearly publication. He is named among some of Georgia’s most prestigious people, including corporate CEOs, politicians, college presidents, leaders in economic development, business owners, and more.
During his 27 years in higher education, Dr. Deibert has served as president of four Georgia technical colleges: Okefenokee Technical College, Coastal Pines Technical College, Southwest Georgia Technical College, and Swainsboro Technical College. He has also served as a drafting instructor, Academic Dean, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Executive Vice Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System. Dr. Deibert holds a Bachelor of Science in Education, Master of Education in Occupational Studies and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership.
In his tenure at Coastal Pines Technical College. the school has seen the consolidation of two colleges, the building of new campuses, various constructions projects, a rebranding campaign, and most importantly, exponential student growth. Coastal Pines was named TCSG’s College of the Year in 2017, was recognized as the top technical college in the state in 2018 by James Magazine, and continues to flourish under the reign of Dr. Deibert. Coastal Pines is recognized for having the largest increase in Dual Enrollment numbers in the state, eight consecutive semester enrollment increases from the previous year, a 97% job placement rate, and an 87.1% graduation rate.
Those employees who work for, and around Dr. Deibert can attest to his passion and drive to see Coastal Pines Technical College become a successful part of each community it touches. While he has been known to work long hours during the week to effect positive change, he has also been found at the college cutting the grass on a weekend afternoon. Coastal Pines is sure to have many years of growth ahead under the leadership of Dr. Deibert.
Dr. Glenn Deibert will be recognized at the Most Influential Georgians Luncheon on January 22, 2019, in Atlanta. For more information on Coastal Pines Technical College, visit www.coastalpines.edu.