Unanimously elected in April 2015 as the ninth president of Louisiana College, Dr. Rick Brewer has leveraged his 31 years of administrative experience in Christian higher education to lead the College to add Master and Bachelor degrees, strengthen donor and alumni support, and increase sports programs from 13 to 18.
Dr. Brewer holds a PhD in Educational Leadership and Policies from the University of South Carolina, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science in History from Charleston Southern University. He has completed post-doctoral studies at Harvard, Duke and Baylor universities.
A consultant for leading strategic change, Dr. Brewer is also an educator, conductor, coach, Christ-follower, and an ordained Baptist minister with more than 40 years of continuous service to the local church.
An accomplished musician, Dr. Brewer has recorded a CD called “Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs,” which often provides the content for his concerts in local churches and other venues.
Dr. Brewer and Cathy have two sons, Jason and Jonathan -- both successful professionals -- and three grandchildren.