Meg Amstutz

Meg Amstutz

Dean of the Morehead Honors College

Margaret A. “Meg” Amstutz is dean of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College, where she oversees college operations as well as the campus-wide Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities and the Foundation Fellowship, the university’s top academic scholarship. She previously served as associate provost for academic programs and chief of staff in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Georgia. She led university-wide initiatives of the Provost’s Office and worked closely with campus and external stakeholders.

From July 2017 to July 2018, Dr. Amstutz served as interim president of the College of Coastal Georgia. Dr. Amstutz’s work in the University of System of Georgia began in 1997 with 16 years of service in UGA’s Office of the President. Her initial 10 years as assistant to the president were followed by six years as chief of staff.

Dr. Amstutz holds the Jere W. Morehead Distinguished Professorship and has a courtesy appointment in the department of English. She received her bachelor’s degree in English from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, and master’s and doctoral degrees in English and American literature from Washington University in St. Louis.

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