Dr. Andrew Priest

Campus President & Provost, Touro University

Dr. Priest is the Campus President and Provost of Touro University Nevada. He started at TUN in June 2012. Prior to joining TUN, he was Chair of the Physical Therapy Department at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa, and before that was a faculty member at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Priest was a physical therapist in the U.S. Army before starting a career in higher education. He has served on several higher education accreditation teams, has several peer-reviewed publications and presentations, and has been a practicing physical therapist most of his career.

Dr. Priest completed his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University; his Master of Physical Therapy from Baylor University; and his Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration from Texas Tech University.

Dr. Priest is licensed to practice physical therapy in Nevada and Iowa and is a proud member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

He and his wife Carol have been married for 37 years and have five children.

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