- Associated Press - Thursday, May 8, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) - The University System of Georgia has named a new Vice Chancellor for Educational Access and Success.

Officials say Robert Anderson will work with 31 of the system’s institutions to design initiatives to increase access to higher education and support student success. Officials say Anderson will oversee several initiatives including teacher education programs and programs to prepare students to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

Officials say Anderson is replacing Lynne Weisenbach, who recently retired.

Anderson currently serves as vice chancellor for administration for the West Virginia Higher Education Police Commission. Anderson will begin his new role June 2.