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South Carolina Honors College

Faculty and Staff

Jo Wessinger

Title: Assistant to the Dean
South Carolina Honors College
Phone: 803-777-2128
Office: DeSaussure College 226
Wessinger, Jo


Jo is a South Carolina native who grew up in Charleston and joined the Honors College team in 2009. She has 33 years of experience with state government and spent the most recent 11 with the Budget and Control Board, Office of Internal Audit and Performance Review.   Jo’s areas of responsibility included management reviews, risk assessment, consulting, personnel management, and special investigations.

Retired "one day a week,” Jo enjoys many activities including music, reading, working out, playing with her King Charles spaniels, and spending time with her family and friends.  She and her husband, Dennis, also enjoy travel, sports, and community involvement.