The University System of Georgia (USG) has named the 2022-2023 class of its Executive Leadership Institute (ELI), including 35 faculty and staff members from 25 USG institutions and the University System Office. Dr. Da'Mon Andrews was selected as the representative from East Georgia State College (EGSC).
For over a decade, USG has hosted ELI for faculty and staff to develop new leaders within the university system and offer professional develop opportunities to help them grow their careers in Georgia. Presidents nominate one academic leader and one staff leader to participate. From the nominees, individuals are selected for the six-month program and participate in a leadership development curriculum that includes content, personal reflection, job shadowing and cross-mentoring.
“This is about supporting and growing our own people within the university system,” USG Chancellor Sonny Perdue said. “Many times, the best talent is already among us. We want to give our people the best opportunity to experience this kind of professional development so they can reach their full potential.”
Dr. Da'Mon Andrews currently serves as Associate Vice President for Grants and Data Analytics at EGSC. Since joining EGSC in August of 2010, he has held several positions with the College including Associate Vice President for Data Analytics and Academic Attainment, Mathematics Department Chair, and Associate Professor of Mathematics (tenured).
Dr. Andrews was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia. He holds a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Education Specialist in Teaching and Learning, and Master of Education in Mathematics Education from Georgia Southern University and Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology. He and his wife, Urkovia, have two children.