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

In the News

Listen: President Keel talks COVID updates, spring semester on ‘In the Wild’ podcast

November 17, 2020Jagwire

This week on In the Wild, Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD, returns to share his thoughts on a successful semester back on campus, COVID-19 updates and what he’s looking forward to next spring.

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Keel: New AU Science and Math building provides bridge to careers

November 17, 2020The Augusta Chronicle

As he looked out from a temporary balcony on the side of the new College of Science and Math Building, Augusta University President Brooks Keel saw the back of another research building that will one day soon be connected by a bridge where he was standing.

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Augusta University Campus COVID-19 Update - Nov. 16, 2020

November 16, 2020YouTube

In an effort to keep everyone in our community informed and safe during the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Augusta University President, Brooks A. Keel, PhD, gave an update on Nov. 16, 2020.

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President Keel on Twitter

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