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.