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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In the News

Ringing in the new semester with the 5th Annual Fall Kick-Off at Augusta University

August 14, 2019Jagwire

During the 5th Annual Fall Kick-Off this week, Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD, and Dr. Gretchen Caughman, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, told faculty and staff that Augusta University is proud to be a “destination of choice” for thousands of students throughout Georgia and beyond.

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National Science Foundation awards Augusta University $900K

August 13, 2019Jagwire

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Augusta University $905,444 to increase the number of students completing undergraduate degrees in STEM disciplines.

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Augusta University sets new record with freshmen class

August 9, 2019WRDW

This year's freshmen class is expected to be the largest in University history. University administrators hope enrollment only continues to grow.

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