Andrew appointed dean of the College of Health and Human Services

Posted: Thursday, 26 June 2008

TROY -- Dr. Damon Andrew has been appointed Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Troy University. He will officially assume his duties in July.

“Dr. Andrew brings to TROY a wealth of experience and the enthusiasm we believe is necessary to the taking the College of Health and Human Services into a new era of growth and service,” said Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr., Chancellor of Troy University. “He will add value to our leadership team.”

Dr. Andrew earned his doctorate in sport administration at Florida State University and holds a masters of science in exercise physiology from the University of South Alabama, a master of science in exercise and sport sciences in biomechanics and a master of science in exercise and sport sciences in sport management from the University of Florida. He earned an undergraduate degree in physical education/exercise science.

The announcement was made in June by Dr. Ed Roach, executive vice chancellor and provost.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Andrew join us. His background in leading doctoral programs at two major universities meshes well with Troy University’s entry into doctoral level offerings,” Dr. Roach said.

A native of Pensacola, FL., Dr. Andrew has been an assistant professor and doctoral program director at the University of Tennessee since 2006. Prior to joining the UT faculty, he taught at the University of Louisville for two years and coordinated that institution’s doctoral program in sport administration. He has also served on the faculty of Florida State University and the University of Florida. His research interests include organizational behavior, organizational theory, marketing and human resource management in sport.

“I am excited by the challenges and opportunities available at Troy University,” Dr. Andrew said. “The College of Health and Human Services has a number of strengths and my goal as dean is to build on those areas and find ways to further enhance the reputation of the college.”

Dr. Damon Andrew

Dr. Damon Andrew