VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Professor of Practice in Higher Education Management

DBA (HEM) University of Bath, UK
MATESL University of Washington, US
BA Williams College, US

Office: Lowerre Academic Center, North Campus
Phone: + 41 91 985 2260
Email: astarcher@fus.edu

Andrew Starcher is a senior university leader with many years of experience at institutions in Europe and Asia. At Franklin, Andrew served as a professor and academic affairs administrator for two decades, leaving as Vice President in 2013. Most recently, he was Acting Provost and Senior Vice President at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in Kabul. Other previous affiliations include Glion Institute of Higher Education, the EU Business School, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Asian University for Women, Bocconi University, the University of Milan and the University of Washington. Starcher has expertise in the internationalization of higher education, faculty leadership, accreditation, quality assurance, and strategic planning. He has also published, presented and taught in the fields of teacher education and English language teaching. In 2013, his research on student development through international education was awarded the Richard & Shirley Mawditt Prize by the UNESCO Chair of Higher Education Management.

 

Publications:

Books:

Transactions: The Basics. Milan 2000. Co-authored with G. Brunner

Transactions: The Know-How. Milan 2000. Co-authored with G. Brunner

Transactions: The Background. Milan 2000. Co-authored with G. Brunner

Across Borders. Milan 1994. Co-authored with F. Elviri and R. Mandich