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 Andrew  Gurka
Andrew Gurka
Director, Living-Learning and Roadmap Programs
Interim Director, Center for Student Involvement

As the director of living-learning programs, Andrew leads the office that is responsible for the The Richmond EndeavorSophomore Scholars in Residence, and Roadmap to Success programs. He also coordinates New Spider Orientation, as well as the first-year experience within Student Development. 

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International Education Award for Staff, Office of International Education, 2015

Administrator of the Year, Richmond College Student Government Association, 2013–14

Honorary Member, Golden Key International Honour Society, 2011

Service Excellence Award, Virginia Association of College and University Housing Officers, 2007

American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education (NODA)
Association of College and University Housing Officers - International (ACUHO-I)
Institutional Service


Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Steering Committee, member (2017–18)

University of Richmond Downtown Strategy Council member (2017–18)

One Book, One Richmond, committee member (2005–09, 2013–present)

Title IX Investigator (2013–2016)

Search Committee for the Associate Director of LGBTQ Campus Life (2016)

Strategic Plan Working Group: Academic Excellence, committee member (2016)

Planning Committee for a Thriving and Inclusive Community (2015–16)

Presidential Search Committee, staff representative (2014–15)

Planning and Priorities committee, staff representative (2012–15)

University Staff Advisory Council (USAC), vice-chair (2012–13), elected member (2011–12)


WELL 085, Alcohol Education, instructor (2005–present)

WELL 090, Healthy Relationships, instructor (2006–present)

M.Ed., Loyola University Chicago 2005
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 2003
Political Science
Contact Information
Boatwright Administrative Wing, suite 001
(804) 287-1238