Dr. Jennifer L. Frum
Interim President of Armstrong State University
Dr. Jennifer L. Frum joined Armstrong State University on July 1, 2017, becoming the eighth Armstrong president since the institution’s founding in 1935.
Dr. Frum previously served as the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach at the University of Georgia in Athens, where she oversaw outreach, engagement and economic development efforts throughout the state.
A leader in the University System of Georgia, Dr. Frum is focused on helping Georgia compete economically and preparing students to be better citizens. She currently plays a key role in the consolidation of Armstrong and Georgia Southern University, which will benefit students, faculty, staff, the community and the region.
Dr. Frum previously served as Interim Vice President for Public Service and Outreach and Deputy Director and Interim Director of the University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute. She began her career working for U.S. Representative Bob Wise and joined the University of Georgia in 1995 as a research professional in the Office of International Development.
An advocate for strategic growth, Dr. Frum currently serves on the board of directors of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development and the Georgia Women of Achievement. She was named one of Georgia Trend’s 2012 “Power Women” in Georgia and was included in Georgia Trend’s 100 Most Influential Georgians in 2016 and 2017.
Dr. Frum earned a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, a master’s degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in Morgantown.