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About Judith K. Ingle

Her honorary degree May 2007Judith K. Ingle has spent her 32-year career serving and advancing the public schools of South Carolina. Now retired, she served as the curriculum director and assistant principal at Carvers Bay High School in the Georgetown County School District. She has also served as curriculum coordinator of language arts, director of the alternative high school, administrator and language arts teacher at Irmo High School, and taught English in Lexington (S.C.) District 5.

A native of Florence, Alabama, she earned a bachelor's degree in English/secondary education from Georgia State University and a master's degree in education with a specialization in reading from the University of South Carolina.

With her husband Ronald R. Ingle, the first president of the University, she has been an active supporter of Coastal Carolina University, and served as a member of the Board of Visitors of the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts. She is a founding member of Women in Philanthropy, an organization that awards scholarships to deserving Coastal Carolina University students.

She has been active in education outreach efforts in the community and the state as a member of the Georgetown County Early Learning Council and the Institute for Child Success, a statewide advisory council. She also serves on the board of Miss Ruby’s Kids and is former board chairman. She also has served on the Waccamaw Community Hospital Board of Trustees.

She was awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Public Service from Coastal Carolina University during the May 2007 commencement ceremony.