Dean Kimberly White
Dr. Gaiters-White began her career in higher education at her alma mater, Albany State University in Albany, Ga. After receiving a BA in English in 1994, she spent four years teaching in P-12 before returning to the university as an instructor of special education. She was promoted to chair of teacher education in 2010 and dean of the College of Education in 2014.
She received a Master of Education in special education in 1999 and an education specialist degree in educational leadership and supervision in 2000 – both from Albany State. In 2005, she was awarded a Doctor of Education from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga.
Dr. Gaiters-White’s research interests center on student access and success in postsecondary education, with a focus on removing barriers for underrepresented populations in critical shortage fields. She is also passionate about preparing diverse students to become future leaders and addressing gaps in developmental opportunities for diverse learners.