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Andrew Hippisley is the dean of the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. As such, he serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the college where he provides strategic vision for the college's teaching and research. He is responsible for the college’s budget, faculty and staff hiring, resource allocation, and fund raising. He is a professor of linguistics and his research program revolves around the syntax-morphology interface where he has five books (Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh) and multiple papers.

Raised in St Andrews, Scotland, Dr. Hippisley earned a bachelor of arts in Russian at University College London in 1991 and earned a PhD in linguistics at the University of Surrey in 1997 where he was a member of the Surrey Morphology Group. Prior to his current role at Wichita State, he was chair of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Kentucky.