Russell T. Keen, EdD, was appointed president of Augusta University on July 1, 2024.

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 community engagement. 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 proud to be a part of Augusta University’s journey, where student success and learning will be my top priority.

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As a first-generation college graduate, I wholeheartedly believe in the power of a college education and the impact it can have on the life of a student because I have lived it firsthand. As president, student success and learning will be a top priority.

Dr Keen
Russell T. Keen, EdD

President, Augusta University