Faculty, staff and students at the College of Charleston School of Business welcomed the College’s new president, Andrew T. Hsu, Ph.D., to campus on March 1, 2019.
The Board of Trustees named Hsu the 23rd president on Nov. 28, 2018.
President Hsu was born in China and completed his undergraduate degree at Tsinghua University, a major research university in Beijing. After earning his master’s and doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering from Georgia Tech, he worked in the private sector at Sverdrup Technology (a NASA contractor) and Rolls-Royce North America in Indianapolis. He then entered academia as a director of the aerospace program at the University of Miami.
As he continued his work in higher education, President Hsu held positions at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, Purdue University, Wright State University and San Jose State University. Prior to becoming the College’s president, he served as the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Toledo.
Check out our video welcome below!