Professor Emerita, Quantitative Analysis, Georgia Southern University
Barbara Price received her B.S. degree in mathematics from Grove City College and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in statistics from Virginia Tech. Her academic career began at New River Community College and included positions at Radford, Mississippi State, Lynchburg College, Winthrop and Georgia Southern.
At Georgia Southern, Price served as Department Chair in the College of Business Administration, Founding Director of the School of Information Technology and Professor of Quantitative Analysis. She served as a Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. She was recognized as a Fellow of CSAB and a Fellow of ABET in 2013.
Price’s ABET service includes current membership on the Computing Area Delegation and the Board of Delegates, Lead/Support Facilitator for PEVC Training, CAC Team Chair, and member of the Accreditation Council Training Committee and CAC Chair for the 2012-2013 cycle.
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