Dr. David Andrews is president of National University, California’s second-largest private nonprofit university and a leader in online education. He brings more than three decades of higher education experience in a range of academic and educational leadership posts, and he has dedicated his career to enhancing opportunities for children and youth by strengthening families, communities, and schools. He is a founding member of Deans for Impact—a group of leading educators committed to developing more effective teacher preparation program—and he has published extensively in top scholarly journals. He was previously dean of the School of the Education at Johns Hopkins University, and also worked at The Ohio State University and held professorship posts at Oregon State University. Dr. Andrews has been the recipient of numerous awards including Friend of the Education Industry Award (2012); Florida State Colleges Association, Alumnus of the Year (2011); and Champion of Children Award (2008) Columbus, OH. His recent community service includes serving on the boards of organizations such as United Way of Central Maryland, YMCA of Central Maryland, and Godman Guild Settlement House, Columbus, OH. He holds a PhD in child development from Florida State University, an MS in child development from Kansas State University, and a bachelor’s in psychology at Auburn University.