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Dr. George Sims

Dr. George Sims

Dr. George Sims,
Interim Provost
Academic Affairs


Dr. George Sims most recently served as provost of Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. He held the chief academic position from 2007 to 2019 and served as the college’s associate vice president for academic affairs from 2005 to 2007. He previously served as vice president for academic affairs at Muskingum College, associate provost and interim provost at Belmont University, associate dean for the School of Humanities and Education at Belmont University, and chairperson for the Department of History and Political Science at Belmont.

He holds a B.A. in history from Samford University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Emory University.