German Vargas

AVP for Academic Student Engagement
College of Coastal Georgia

Dr. German Vargas serves as the Assistant Vice President for Academic Student Engagement at the College of Coastal Georgia. For the past 17 years, Dr. Vargas has instructed Math courses ranging from developmental to upper division at CCGA. In 2011, he was a key participant in the Complete College America grant initiative that funded 4 institutions in the University System of Georgia (USG) to enhance the success rates in developmental programs. In January 2013, Dr. Vargas was appointed by the USG to serve as a member of the statewide Task Force on the Role of Mathematics in College Completion. He was subsequently appointed by the USG as chair of the Ad Hoc Steering Committee, the group that guided the transformation of Mathematics education throughout the system. Dr. Vargas was the 2014-2015 Chair of the Academic Advisory Committee on Mathematical Subjects (ACMS) and has led several initiatives including the transformation at scale to adopt open educational resources in Mathematics courses, as part of the Affordable Learning Georgia efforts. Dr. Vargas serves as one of the “Bridge Builders” of Complete College America and seeks to highlight the role of faculty in the development of system-wide changes. He is also a member of the CCA Fellows.

German Vargas

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