Andrew F. Green
Receives Philip Covington Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Humanities and Social Sciences
Andrew F. Green received the Philip Covington Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Humanities and Social Sciences during Commencement Ceremonies on May 19, 2013. Green joined the Wofford faculty in the fall of 2007 after a 25-year corporate career. Before Wofford, Green served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Spartanburg-based Denny’s Restaurants, one of the largest restaurant chains in the U.S. Before his 10 years at Denny’s, Green built his career in finance and accounting during 15 years with Ryder System, where he worked in Miami, Fla., and later Cincinnati, Ohio. A native of Wilmington, Del., Green graduated with a B.A. in Latin American studies from Tulane University and received his MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Philip Covington Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Humanities and Social Sciences is named in honor of Philip Stanhope Sheffield Covington, a beloved academic dean of Wofford College who served from 1953 to 1969.