ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Darton State College is welcoming their new leader to campus.
Dr. Richard Carvajal is ready to begin his duties as Darton State's interim president.
Dr. Carvajal has been the president at Bainbridge State College for the last five years.
He will be leading Darton State during its consolidation with Albany State University.
"I'm obviously the new guy, even though I'm from the region and I know the region well," Carvajal said. "That doesn't mean that I know this specific community as well, and so I'm looking forward very much to have some great teachers who can tell me what's so special about this place. So we can maintain that."
Carvajal succeeded Dr. Paul Jones who officially takes over as the president of Fort Valley State on Tuesday.