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Brian McAulay, DC, PhD

Advisor to the President

Dr. McAulay’s career has spanned three decades, with experience including senior leadership roles in both professional and chiropractic institutions of higher education. Most recently, Dr. McAulay served at South University in Savannah, Georgia as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for a seven-campus system. He has served in academic leadership roles for Life University, Palmer College, and Sherman College, and as President of Parker University, where he was responsible for strategic planning, growing enrollment and revenue, and outreach and advocacy with leaders of chiropractic and other professions. Dr. McAulay has a long track record in new program development and extensive experience in online education. He’s well-versed in program-specific and regional accreditation, having chaired more than 20 site teams for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Dr. McAulay spent 12 years in private practice, has held faculty and teaching positions and authored more than 20 research articles, abstracts and conference papers. He has served on numerous boards, including the Association of Chiropractic Colleges, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, the American Council on Education Council of Fellows, the New Zealand College of Chiropractic, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta and the North Dallas Chamber.

Dr. McAulay holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce from the University of Toronto, a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic and a PhD in business and management from Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Additionally, Dr. McAulay completed both the New President’s Program and the Institute for Educational Management through Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education and served as a Fellow with the American Council on Education for the 2008-2009 academic year.


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