Master of Science in Safety and Environmental Management-College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University. December 1994. Emphasis on establishing and directing safety and health programs for business, industry, and government organizations following ADA and OSHA guidelines.
Master of Arts in Counseling-College of Human Resources and Education, West Virginia University. December 1991. Emphasis in drug, alcohol, and career counseling.
Bachelors in Music Education-College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University. May 1989.
Glenn Pfeifer is director of grants development and administration for Perimeter College at Georgia State University. As the leader for the college’s grant initiatives, Pfeifer reports directly to the college’s chief administrative officer and is responsible for identifying funding opportunities that support the college’s priorities, assisting faculty and staff in the pursuit of those opportunities and administering sponsored programs awarded to the college. Pfeifer has worked with sponsored programs in multiple capacities across multiple institutions since 1993.
Before assuming the Perimeter College role in October 2016, Pfeifer was the director of grants and sponsored programs at Georgia Perimeter College (GPC). He joined GPC in 2004 and was responsible for increasing external funding to the institution from $1 million annually to over $4 million annually. Highlights of Pfeifer’s leadership at GPC include assisting GPC faculty and staff in successfully securing three additional TRIO projects, several large NSF awards, two Department of Education awards to redesign mathematics learning support and an award from the U.S. Department of Labor, for which GPC received a Recognition of Excellence award. During his tenure, GPC was also one of twelve national institutions to be recognized by the Association of American College and Universities as a national model in supporting student success. Prior to GPC, Pfeifer held leadership positions in academic affairs and student affairs at California University of Pennsylvania, Florida Atlanta University, Waynesburg University and his alma mater, West Virginia University.
Pfeifer holds a master’s degree in safety and environmental management, a master’s degree in counseling and a bachelor’s degree in music education.
Pfeifer is a member of the National Council for University Research Administrators (NCURA) and the American Counseling Association. In 2016, Pfeifer, along with the college’s grants team, conducted a presentation, titled “Breaking Down Institutional Silos to Target Strategic Funding Opportunities in Support of Student Success,” at the NCURA Region III Conference.
Pfeifer’s spare time hobbies include genealogy research, traveling abroad, college football, model railroading and caring for his 16 year-old Jack Russell Terrier, Casey.
- Committees and Organizations
National Council for University Research Administrators (NCURA)
American Counseling Association
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Licensed Professional Counselor (Georgia)