Purdue Liberal Arts advising director dies during vacation

The Director of Academic and Career Advising for the College of Liberal Arts, Andrae Sailes, passed away while on a vacation.

Posted: Jul 26, 2019 5:12 PM
Updated: Jul 26, 2019 5:16 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Director of Academic and Career Advising for the College of Liberal Arts, Andrae Sailes, passed away while on a vacation. According to a statement from Chief Operating Officer Lori Sparger, Sailes drowned while he was on vacation with his family in Florida.

No further details regarding the accident were given. 

Andrae Sailes joined the College administration in March 2016 to lead the Advising office and was instrumental in the rollout of the College’s undergraduate innovation initiatives Degree in 3, Cornerstone, and Degree+.

Services have not been announcing. 

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