Dr. Barry Goldstein

Dr. Barry D. Goldstein has approximately 40 years of experience as a research scientist, educator, administrator and accreditor in higher education. After serving as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Dr. Goldstein joined the faculty at the Medical College of Georgia in 1981 and rose to the rank of tenured professor. In 1991, he became vice president for academic affairs at the Medical College of Georgia and served as Chief Academic Officer until he retired in August of 2010. At the time of his retirement, Dr. Goldstein was the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, a title that he earned in 2008. He currently holds the title of provost and professor emeritus at the Medical College of Georgia, now known as Augusta University. In 2010, Dr. Goldstein became a vice president at the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC). During his tenure at SACSCOC, Dr. Goldstein facilitated training experiences for academic administrators, CEOs, committee chairs and others as it relates to accreditation. He retired in 2018 as vice president and started an accreditation consulting service for colleges and universities in the south.