Andy Griffiths

Administrative Dean

Description:

Andrew Griffiths acts as the Administrative Dean for Klamath College. Easily the oldest member of the administration, Mr. Griffiths is rarely seen without a smile and an accommodating nod. So much so, however, that it’s hard to tell if he’s actually listening.


Basic Info:

Gender: Male
Age: 72
Height: 5’8"
Build: Archaic
Eye Color: White
Hair Color: Brown

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Occupation: Administrative Dean
Residence: The Turrets


Theme Songs:

What Would You Do – Cabaret
I’ve Seen It All – Bjork

More to come….

Bio:

Mr. Griffiths lives on campus and can frequently be found doddering around the offices. He has worked extensively in the colleges of the Pacific Northwest.


Experience:

Prior to life at Klamath College, Andrew Griffiths served as the the associate dean and chief communications officer for the Office of Communications and External Relations at Harvard Medical School since 1988. Under his direction, the office supported the School’s mission as a world leader in biomedical research and medical education, and as a thought leader that informs health care and global health policy with a focus on enhancing public confidence in the scientific enterprise. He was responsible for the overall communications strategy that ensured the School proactively contributes to national and international discussions about biomedicine and medical education. He also managed internal communications initiatives for HMS’s nearly 12,000 faculty, as well as for students and staff.

Prior to his appointment at Harvard, Andrew has more than 25 years experience in communications, strategic planning, government relations and marketing. Before joining HMS, Gina served as director of marketing and communications for cancer and women’s health at the University of Washington Medical Center, and as director of communications for Dana–Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. He has also worked for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in state and local government, including having served as deputy communications director for Oregon Governor Richard Celeste. While living in England, he managed global accounts for an agency focused on consumer and healthcare marketing. Over the years, Andrew has led talented, award-winning teams in academia, healthcare and government, and has innovated around strategic communications, brand management, digital and social media as well as consumer and B2B marketing. Andrew holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from University of Washington where he concentrated on communications and political science.


Statement:

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Rumors:

Smiles too much. Clearly also a robot.

Actually deaf.

Andy Griffiths

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