Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Dr. Mark Ginn has been vice provost for undergraduate education since July of 2017. He is responsible for providing the vision and leadership that develops and implements undergraduate programming. In addition to overseeing the undergraduate curriculum and General Education, he also is responsible for many areas of student support in Academic Affairs including Advising, Orientation, the Student Learning Center, and the Office of Student Success.
Dr. Ginn received his bachelors and masters degrees in mathematics from Wake Forest University and his doctorate in mathematics from Emory University.
Ginn came to Appalachian in 1998 as an Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences. He was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in 2004, became Assistant Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences in 2005, served as chair from 2006 until 2017 and was promoted to Professor in 2008. He has served on numerous university committees and task forces over the years including three years (08-09, 09-10, 15-16) as chair of the Council of Chairs. He participated in the Appalachian State Leadership Development program in 2007.