California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has named Andrew Drummond as its new associate vice president for academic advising and career development, effective July 1, 2022. Drummond brings direct experience with administering academic advising and career development at both the college and campus levels, and carries a proven track record of promoting equitable access and positive outcomes that drive holistic support of students.
Reporting directly to CSUDH Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Michael Spagna, Drummond will advance the university’s mission through effective, strategic support of the provost’s priorities and fostering a commitment to improving student learning, providing equitable access to support services, closing achievement and opportunity gaps, and advancing completion.
Drummond will provide leadership, oversight, and coordination of the five college-based student success centers, the Toro Success Collaborative (TSC), career development, and transfer programs.
He will also be responsible for creating a campus environment that supports and sustains student success through a collaborative process with the divisions of academic affairs, student affairs, and information technology to create an advising experience that integrates students’ curricular, co-curricular and career goals and requirements.
Drummond joins CSUDH from CSU Monterey Bay, where he most recently served as interim associate vice president for student success and dean of University College. He holds a Ph.D. in political science and an M.A. in social science from the University of California, Irvine, and B.A. degrees in political science and Germanic studies from Indiana University, Bloomington.