Provost Andrea Luxton

Andrea Luxton has served as provost of Andrews University in Berrien Springs since 2010.  

Luxton began her career in education in 1982 as Head of English for Stanborough School in England. After spending four years at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., as both a student and part-time teaching assistant and lecturer, she returned to England to chair the English Department at Newbold College from 1986–1991. Beginning in 1991, she held multiple responsibilities as education director, Sabbath School director and women’s ministries coordinator of the British Union of Seventh-day Adventists. In 1993, Luxton returned to her roots at Stanborough, this time as principal. She remained there until 1997, at which time she became president of Newbold College. In 2001, Luxton relocated to Canada where she served as vice-president for academic administration at Canadian University College in Lacombe, Alberta, from 2001–2003. She served as associate director of education for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists from 2003–2006.  In 2006, Luxton accepted the role of president of Canadian University College. She served in that capacity until her transition to Andrews University in 2010.

Luxton has also served, first as secretary and currently as president, of the Adventist Association of Colleges and Universities.
Luxton received a BA in theology and English from Newbold College, an MA in English from Andrews University, a PhD in English from Catholic University of America and a Postgraduate Diploma in Institutional Management and Change in Higher Education from the University of Twente, Netherlands.

Luxton has written articles for a number of publications, including Adventist Review, multiple British Union church papers and the Canadian Messenger. She is also an experienced speaker with international experience both in and outside of Church audiences.