Dr. Brooks Keel
Brooks Keel became president of Augusta University in 2015. Keel previously served as president of Georgia Southern University from 2010 to 2015.
Before moving into administration, Keel spent 20 years as an accomplished professor and researcher.
He held appointments at Louisiana State University, the University of Kansas—Wichita and Florida State University. He authored 65 peer-reviewed publications, 78-peer reviewed abstracts and 19 book chapters, and was principal investigator on more than $26 million in external grants.
Keel earned a bachelor’s in biology and chemistry from Augusta College and a doctorate in reproductive endocrinology from the Medical College of Georgia, both founding institutions of Augusta University.