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President Blake handing out diplomas at fall 2023 graduation.

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President Blake

Dr. Christopher R. L. Blake is president of Middle Georgia State University (MGA), an institution serving nearly 8,000 students.

Since becoming president in 2014, Blake has guided the University’s growth from a bachelor’s-granting institution to a comprehensive University offering master’s and doctoral degrees in a wide range of disciplines. Prior to his presidency at MGA, Blake was president and professor of education at Mount Mercy University in Iowa.

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