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

At Augusta University, we are a diverse community of faculty, staff, students, alumni, caregivers and friends, united in our purpose to provide leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care and service. Together, we truly are a Jaguar Nation, dedicated to enhancing the successes of our students, investing in the health care of Georgians and fostering worldwide innovation. I am thrilled to be a part of Augusta University's journey and look forward to seeing our future achievements.

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Augusta University President gives state of the university address

May 31, 2022Newsbreak

"I think we have a strategic plan that will not sit on the shelf and it certainly won’t collect any dust it’s innovative it’s unique it’s exciting“ said Augusta University President, Dr. Brooks Keel.

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Augusta’s HUB set to open in June

April 7, 2022The Post and Courier

It’s “an exciting new project that truly represents what collaborations are all about and tangible proof of what they can accomplish,” said Brooks Keel, president of Augusta University, which will have a literacy center at the HUB.

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Augusta University President Once Again Named One of Georgia's Most Influential

January 13, 2022Augusta CEO

“I am honored to receive this distinguished recognition again during a year in which we have seen many challenges in a changing landscape in health care and academia. I also want to congratulate presidential colleagues across the state and Augusta’s very own Mayor Hardie Davis Jr. and Jay Markwalter. Their work is leaving lasting impressions not only in the community, but throughout the state.”

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I'm excited about what the future holds. I've seen what this university really is, but more importantly, what it can be…It brings a whole new aspect to the pride I feel as president and the pride that I feel as a born and raised Augustan.

Dr Brooks Keel
Brooks A. Keel, PhD

President, Augusta University

Creating a Legacy Like No Other

Creating a Legacy outlines five strategic priorities: learning, discovery, student success, community and stewardship. This five-year plan will move us toward achieving our vision of growth in enrollment, research and community engagement. We have accomplished many great things together, but this is only the beginning. The future is bright here at Augusta University, and together, we will create a legacy like no other

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