Associate Professor, Higher Ed Leadership; Director, Office of Faculty Development
Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
3571 Sangren Hall
B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Andrea Beach is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership in the Educational Leadership, Research and Technology Department, College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University. She earned her Ph.D. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education at Michigan State University where she also earned B.A. and M.A. degrees. Dr. Beach teaches EDLD courses in the areas of teaching and learning in higher education, women and leadership in higher education, faculty work and faculty development, governance of higher education, and dissertation seminar. Dr. Beach also serves as the Director of the WMU Office of Faculty Development. Her research interests include organizational support of innovation in teaching and learning and faculty development as an organizational change lever, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.