Andy Nixon

Andy Nixon, Ed. D.

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-839-6172 | Fax: 678-839-6195


Office: Coliseum 2038


Dr. Andy Nixon is an associate professor in the Department of Leadership and Instruction. Dr. Nixon teaches graduate courses in Educational Leadership, specializing in school operations, finance, and change. His research agenda is primarily focused on reasons that school principals non-renew teacher contracts. Prior to appointment at UWG, Dr. Nixon was a school superintendent in Indiana. He has also served as a high school social studies teacher, high school assistant principal, athletic director, high school principal, and assistant superintendent.


  • B.A., History, DePauw University, 1986
  • M.A.T., Social Studies, DePauw University, 1988
  • Ed.S., School Superintendent, Ball State University, 1996
  • Ed.D., Educational Administration, Ball State University, 2002

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance)    
    • EDLE-8314 (Local School Leadership)    
    • EDLE-8329 (Schl Ldrshp-Pluralstc/Dvrs Soc)    
    • EDSI-9933 (Leadership for Change)    
    • EDSI-9942 (Instr Lead tht Facilitates SI)    
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation)    
  • Fall 2013 Sections
    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • EDLE-8312 (School Finance) Section: 81D   [View Syllabus]
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N10
  • Spring 2013 Sections
    • EDSI-9942 (Instr Lead tht Facilitates SI) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N09

Selected Publications