Troy Dougherty

Troy Dougherty

Director, Housing and Student Living

BYU-Idaho Employment

  • Hired in 2002 as an advisor in the newly created Student Activities Program. Established a full-contact campus football league.
  • Invited to serve as Student Living Coordinator in January 2008.
  • Have been serving as Director of the Housing & Student Living Office since October 2009 when the Housing Office and the Student Living Office merged.

Personal and Family Information

  • Grew up in Elma, WA, as the second of seven children (p: Dennis and Kae Dougherty).
  • Served a full-time mission in the Dominican Republic, Santiago (1995-97).
  • Attended Grinnell College (IA), studied Spanish, played football and basketball.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chapter of Iowa.
  • Named 1st Team Hewlett-Packard All-America Quarterback, 1998.
  • Ended collegiate career as 1 of only 6 players in the history of NCAA Division III football to throw for over 10,000 yards and 100 touchdowns.
  • Met Anne Ogden of West Valley City in Iowa while attending Grinnell College. Anne was attending William Penn University (Oskaloosa, IA).
  • Married for 15 years.
  • Have seven children: Leah (14), Joseph (13), Heidi (11), Zachary (9), Sophia (6), Micah (4), and Peter (22 mos.).

Church Callings (past 15 years)

  • Counselor in Elders Quorum Presidency, Newton Branch (IA)
  • Counselor in Stake Young Men Presidency, Ames Stake (IA)
  • Young Men President, Rexburg 1st Ward
  • Sunday School President, Rexburg 1st Ward
  • Assistant Scoutmaster, Rexburg 1st Ward
  • Counselor in Bishopric, Rexburg 1st Ward


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Spanish, Grinnell College (IA), 2000.
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Athletic Administration, Iowa State University, 2002.
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher Education Administration, Idaho State University, 2011.