EVERETT, Wash. – Jan. 24, 2018 – Washington State University (WSU) Everett announced that Dr. Mark Beattie has been appointed associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, effective Jan. 1.
As vice chancellor, Beattie will be the key point of contact for maintaining and strengthening the connection between academic programs, admissions, recruitment and student services. Beattie will continue his role as clinical assistant professor and program coordinator within the Carson College of Business part-time.
“Mark brings tremendous experience and a broad skillset to our academic affairs team that includes building academic partnerships and student engagement,” WSU Everett chancellor Paul Pitre said. “In more than three years at WSU Everett, Mark has consistently gone above and beyond to actively engage with our students. His new efforts will support our mission to provide a transformative undergraduate experience to our students.”
Beattie has been a professor at WSU since 2014, taught at Gonzaga from 2004-2014 and has taught and researched internationally in Switzerland, Malawi and Tanzania. He has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
Beattie earned a doctorate in leadership studies at Gonzaga University and an undergraduate degree in hospitality business management at Washington State University.
“It is an honor to serve the students, faculty and staff at WSU Everett as we work together to fulfill WSU’s promise to this community and our state.” Beattie said.
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Contact: Randy Bolerjack, WSU Everett