Dr. Drew Burkeybile is the Assistant Director of Graduate Education & Research. He earned a BSBA degree in Management from the University of Missouri-Columbia, an MS degree in Criminal Justice from UCM, and a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri- Columbia. At UCM, Drew has served as an academic advisor and University Foundations instructor prior to his current role. In his current role, Drew coordinates the Graduate Assistantship Program and serves as the advisor to the Graduate Student Association. His research interests include student retention, academic success in higher education, and organizational dynamics.