Dr. Randy Armstrong


Dr. Randy Lee Armstrong, Professor of Communication and Associate Dean of The Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts at HSU, is a graduate of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, where he earned the Bachelor of Arts in journalism and drama. He completed his Master of Arts degree at Texas Tech University in advertising and public relations and a Doctor of Education degree at Texas Tech University in communication.

Armstrong is also co-founder and co-director of Four-O Publishing, established in 1988. He is a member of American Journalism Historians Association, Public Relations Society of America (Fort Worth Chapter), PRO of Abilene, the Texas Association of Deans of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and the Book Club of Texas.

Armstrong joined the Hardin-Simmons University faculty in August of 1976.

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Drama, Texas Tech University, 1971
  • Master of Arts, Advertising and Public Relations, Texas Tech University, 1975
  • Doctor of Education, Communication, Texas Tech University, 1997
  • A Princeton Review Best Western College
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities  
  • Center for Student Opportunity: Promoting a College-Bound Culture
  • US News Best Colleges
  • Military Friendly
  • Colleges of Distinction
  • College Choice Best Christian Colleges and University
  • University and College Accountability Network