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Mack Is Dean of Graduate School

Following a national search, Timothy Mack has been appointed as dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research and professor of Biology with tenure.

Timothy MackMack will assume his duties as graduate dean on July 1. He comes to IUP from Georgia Southern University, where he serves as dean of Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.

“I am impressed by Dr. Mack’s extensive background as a teacher-scholar and also as a graduate dean at Georgia Southern University,” President Tony Atwater said. “The filling of this position with a permanent appointment will promote our ongoing efforts to advance graduate programs and strengthen our doctoral research mission.”

Mack has served in his current role at Georgia Southern University for the past two years. Previous to that position, he worked at Virginia Tech University, serving for three years as associate dean for information technology and distance education in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He also worked for four years as director and assistant dean for information technology and for nine years as head of the department of entomology.