With the advent of the 2017-2018 academic year, Dr. Rick Brewer launches his 31st year of administrative experience in Christian higher education. As the ninth president of Louisiana College, he holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policies from the University of South Carolina, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science in History from Charleston Southern University.
Dr. Brewer completed the Institute for Higher Education Certificate program for Harvard University, the Non-Profit Executive Leadership Certificate from Duke University, and the Seminar for Academic Leadership at Baylor University.
A consultant for leading strategic change, Dr. Brewer is also an educator, conductor, coach, Christ-follower and ordained Baptist minister with more than 40 years of continuous service to the local church.
An accomplished musician, Dr. Brewer has recorded a CD called “Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs,” which often provides the content for his concerts in local churches and other venues.
Dr. Brewer and Cathy have two sons, Jason and Jonathan, both successful professionals, and three grandchildren.