Dr. Andrea Becker is an associate who provides planning and strategic services to colleges and universities. With a strong background in student affairs and specific focal areas in university housing operations, residential life programs, student leadership development, experiential learning, co-curricular experiences, and academic partnerships, Dr. Becker offers a unique blend of expertise to institutions seeking to enhance their student experience and overall strategic positioning.
Prior to joining B&D, Andrea held a career in university housing and residence life programs across a variety of institutional contexts while serving in roles from Resident Advisor to Director of Residential Initiatives. Her deep understanding of residential communities and the dynamics of student life within them has enabled her to craft innovative solutions for housing related challenges and enhance the living-learning experiences for students. Her work in building academic partnerships, developing co-curricular experiences, and augmenting experiential learning demonstrates the importance of collaborative approaches to develop a supportive and connected student experience.
Originally from Atlanta, GA, Andrea holds a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University in Educational Studies, a Master of Science from Florida State University in Higher Education, and a Doctor of Educational Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University with a dissertation focused on Shared Governance. Dr. Becker specializes in helping institutions create vibrant, inclusive, and student-focused communities that support student success.