UWG Names New Director of Financial Aid

Monday, March 25, 2013

On April 8th, Dr. Philip Hawkins will join the University of West Georgia staff as Director of Financial Aid. With over 20 years experience in higher education, Hawkins joins the university after serving as the Associate Director of Financial Aid for Kennesaw State University.

Hawkins also worked in financial aid at Georgia Gwinnett College and Shorter University. He has experience working with the Georgia Student Finance Commission, and is currently the President of the Georgia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (GASFAA).

Hawkins (’93) completed his graduate studies at UWG and in 2003 received his Ph.D. in Higher Education from Georgia State University.