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 MCG + Pathway Program helping to address physician and nursing shortages in Georgia

July 27, 2022Connect Savannah

“We are a sick state, and I don’t mean that disrespectfully. A lot of it has to do with the fact that we are a rural and underserved state. We’ve got a unique program at the Medical College of Georgia that’s trying to focus students and give them an opportunity to practice in rural and underserved Georgia,” said Keel.

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Augusta University MCG + Pathway Program helping to address physician and nursing shortages in Georgia

June 29, 2022Jagwire

“Augusta University and AU Health are proud to provide employment and economic growth, not only in the Augusta region, but also throughout Georgia,” said Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD.

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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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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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