Professor Andrejasich was the Associate Dean of the College of Fine & applied Arts of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign responsible for Academic Affairs. He served as Interim Director of the Illinois School of Architecture from January 1999 until August 2004.
Professor Andrejasich emphasizes service and teaching and his research and creative work support this effort. Affordable housing, community design & development and environmental design ethics are his primary research topics. Recent practice has focused on housing and community design. He was the principal architect and designer of the St. Jude Catholic Worker House, the Center for Women in Transition Forbe's House and designer of the Champaign Housing Authority scattered sites project. Professor Andrejasich is active in Habitat for Humanity and has been a principal investigator and director /co-Director of ESLARP/Action Research Illinois since Fall 1990. Both activities include significant student participation and a large service-learning component.
Professor Andrejasich has served on the Board of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) as the Director of the West Central Region, the national Intern Development Program Coordinating Committee (IDPCC) and the AIA/ACSA Mentorship Task Force. He is active in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and has held several officer positions in local and state\regional components including past-president of AIA Central Illinois . He is a member of the State of Illinois Architect’s Licensing Board and currently serves as its Chair.
He has advised and mentored architecture students and interns in the Intern Development Program (IDP) since 1989 serving as Illinois State Coordinator and Illinois Educator Coordinator. His interest in mentoring extends to local youth activities, working with local middle school and high school students interested in careers in design, construction, integrated arts and building technology set design, lighting, stagecraft and set construction.
Master of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976