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Mark Searle

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Executive Vice President and University Provost
Administrative, Tempe Campus, Mailcode 7805
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Administrative, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 7805
Biography

Mark Searle is Executive Vice President and University Provost at Arizona State University. He holds the rank of Professor in the School of Community Resources and Development in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions. Dr. Searle coordinates the university’s international efforts, governing board relations, strategic goal setting, and other initiatives across the university.  Prior to this current administrative appointment, Dr. Searle served as Interim Provost, Deputy Provost and Chief of Staff, Vice-President for Academic Personnel, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Founding Dean of the College of Human Services, and as Vice President and Provost of ASU’s West campus. Dr. Searle joined ASU after an extensive career in Canada where he was the Founding Director of the multidisciplinary Health, Leisure, and Human Performance Research Institute and head of an academic program in Recreation Studies at the University of Manitoba. Prior to his university appointment, Dr. Searle served in various management positions within municipal and provincial government. The Provincial Government of Manitoba, the National Therapeutic Recreation Society and the University of Manitoba have honored Dr. Searle for his achievements. He has been elected as a fellow of the Academy of Leisure Sciences and the Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Dr. Searle is widely published on the relationship between leisure behaviour and the psychological well being of older adults.

Education

Ph.D. Recreation Administration, University of Maryland

Master's in Physical Education, University of North Dakota

Bachelor's in Psychology and Political Science, University of Winnipeg 

Research Activity
  • Searle,Mark*. PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE CAMPAIGN. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-CPPO(2/1/1998 - 6/1/1998).
  • Searle,Mark*. ARIZONA FACT BOOK ON AGING. FDN FOR SENIOR LIVING(1/15/1997 - 11/30/1997).
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CRD 640Seminar I
CRD 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CRD 640Seminar I
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CRD 640Seminar I
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CRD 640Seminar I
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
CRD 640Seminar I