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Deputy Provost and Chief of Staff, Office of the University Provost & Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, College of Public Programs
Mark Searle is Executive Vice President and University Provost at Arizona State University and holds the rank of Professor in the School of Community Resources and Development. Prior to this current administrative appointment, Dr. Searle served as Interim University Provost, Deputy Provost and Chief of Staff, and Vice-President for Academic Personnel. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. Earlier in his career at ASU, Mark served as the 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 behavior and the psychological well-being of older adults.