President Barry

Alderson Broaddus University is pleased to welcome President James (Tim) Barry, Ed.D who will serve until a permanent president is selected. Dr. Barry’s appointment was announced by the ABU Board of Trustees in early December, and is effective as of December 22, 2015.

Dr. Barry brings knowledge and experience in governance, development management, enrollment management, and economic development to the position and has spent the last 44 years in higher education administration.

In announcing his appointment, Ron Burbick, chairman of the ABU Board of Trustees, noted Dr. Barry’s experience as an executive-level administrator.

“We appreciate Dr. Barry’s willingness to serve Alderson Broaddus University as its interim president,” said Burbick. “He will provide what is needed as we move forward and we have complete confidence in his ability to provide quality, dependable leadership to the University during this transitional period.”