Nancy Kropf Named Dean of Perimeter College
Nancy Kropf, dean of the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions for the past 3 ½ years, has been named dean of Perimeter College, beginning Feb. 1, 2019.
Dr. Kropf will succeed Peter Lyons, who is stepping down after a distinguished tenure as the first dean and vice provost for Perimeter College following its consolidation with Georgia State in 2016.
Over the past dozen years at Georgia State, Dr. Kropf has taken on increasingly larger responsibilities. She joined the university in 2006 as a director and professor in the School of Social Work, then became an associate dean in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in 2013. In 2015, then associate dean for research and strategic initiatives in the Andrew Young School, she was appointed dean of the Lewis College. In that role she has worked to effect the seamless integration of the nursing programs in Perimeter College and the Lewis College. Dr. Kropf has a Ph.D. in social work and social policy from Virginia Commonwealth University, a master’s degree in social work from Michigan State University and a bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology from Hope (Mich.) College.