J. Andrew Prall became vice president for academic affairs at Aurora University in 2021. He came to Aurora after three years as provost of St. Edward’s University. Previously, Prall served as vice president for academic affairs at the University of Saint Francis in Indiana. Under his leadership, the University of Saint Francis completed its first set of comprehensive program reviews in ten years and created its first wholly online programs. Prall also played a significant role in efforts to increase partnerships with regional employers and economic development agencies by locating a new performing arts center and relocating the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership into downtown Fort Wayne. His professional activities include participation in CIC’s 2015–2016 Executive Leadership Academy and a two-year Franciscan Leadership Enhancement Program. Prall is the chair of the CIC CAO Task Force.
J. Andrew Prall