Meet President Keel

Leading by Example

Brooks A. Keel, PhD was appointed as president of Augusta University on July 8, 2015.

Guided by his vision the university has expanded its academic offerings and campus infrastructure through the founding of a new school, the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, as well as the creation of the Augusta University Cyber Institute. The university has also expanded campus housing by opening its first on-campus undergraduate and graduate residence halls, increased undergraduate enrollment by more than 22 percent, and developed a comprehensive plan to relocate the university’s College of Science and Mathematics to a new facility on the Health Sciences Campus under Keel’s leadership. Full Bio

The potential in Augusta University and Augusta University Health is boundless. We are a diverse community of faculty, staff, students, alumni, caregivers and friends, but we are united in our purpose to provide leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care and service. I look forward to seeing all that we will achieve as we work together.

Brooks A. Keel, PhD
President, Augusta University
Chair, AU Medical Associates

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