• Special Assistant to the President, Diversity and InclusionAndrew Hughey Web Image2.jpg

    In May of 2018, Andrew Hughey came to CCAC with more than 30 years’ experience as a university attorney. He most recently served as general counsel for Texas Southern University, one of the nation’s largest historically black colleges and universities. At Texas Southern he was part of a senior leadership team responsible for strategic planning and leadership of a complex public institution comprising more than 1,200 employees and serving more than 9,700 students annually. During his tenure, he provided wide-ranging legal representation to the university’s many diverse organizations, including two professional schools, the Texas Southern University School of Pharmacy and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

    His prior positions include general counsel and secretary to the board of trustees of Central State University (Wilberforce, Ohio); associate general counsel for the University of Pittsburgh; and commissioner for the City of Pittsburgh Civil Service Commission. He also has considerable experience in the classroom having served as an adjunct professor for both Central State’s College of Education and Duquesne University’s School of Law and as an instructor for the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Each aspect of his work involved negotiating and promoting diversity and inclusion within large, complex organizations.

    A Pittsburgh native, Hughey earned his BA in Rhetoric and Communications from the University of Pittsburgh and his JD from the Duquesne University School of Law. He currently serves as board secretary for the National Association of College and University Attorneys, has been actively involved in many community organizations and has numerous professional publications and presentations to his name.