Dr. Andrea Milner named Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs

Dr. Andrea Milner has been named the next Vice President and Dean of

Academic Affairs of Adrian College. Dr. Milner earned her PhD in Curriculum

and Instruction, from the University of Toledo. Her higher education

teaching experience spans twelve years and she joined the faculty at Adrian

College in 2009. Most recently, she has served as the Dean of Graduate


During her time at the College, she has served as Director of the Institute

for Education leading to a successful accreditation of the teacher education

program under the Teacher Education Accreditation Council. Additionally, she

created and implemented a unique master’s degree focusing on international

baccalaureate curriculum, one of only ten in the nation. 

She was also instrumental in bringing the Baby Bulldog Center to fruition

and has served in leadership roles with a number of outside organizations

including the School Science and Mathematics Association, the School Science

and Mathematics Journal, and the Michigan Science Olympiad for Region 9. Dr.

Milner is a well-published scholar with over a dozen publications, and twice

as many conference presentations. 

The relationships that she has fostered with students, faculty, and staff

paired with her knowledge of Adrian College policies and procedures make her

an excellent choice for this important role.

Vice President Milner assumes her new responsibilities on May 1.