Tuesday, February 9th 2021

KC names new Dean of Business & Information Technology

Dr. Mark Clark has been named as Dean of Business & Information Technology, as approved by the Kilgore College Board of Trustees in December.

“It has been a real dream come true to join historic Kilgore College and return home to East Texas,” Clark said.  “The KC team is top-notch in every way, and I am honored to be assigned as the new Dean for Business & Information Technology.  I promise to work hard and ensure that our students get what they want from their education at KC.”

Clark comes from Houston Baptist University where he served from 2018 to present as assistant professor of Entrepreneurship; the director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise; and was program coordinator for the Master of Science in Management and Entrepreneurship.

“We’re very excited to have Dr. Mark Clark join the instructional team. He brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to this vital position, and we look forward to the innovation that will benefit our students,” said Dr. Mike Turpin, VP of instruction.

About Dr. Clark:

Before working at Houston Baptist University, Clark was research director at the Axiom Academy in Peterborough, England, from 2017-18, and worked at New Mexico State University from 2014-17 as an assistant professor of Management & Marketing.

From 2015-16 he worked in Bogota, Columbia, as an economics instructor at Universidad de LaSalle.

From 2007-14, Clark served as Professor of Business Administration, Economics and Personal Finance at Collin College, and from 2002-07, he was VP of land acquisition at the Lennar Corporation in Miami, Fla.

From 1998-2002, Clark served as associate athletic director and coach for The University of North Texas.

Prior to UNT, he worked at Texas Instruments where he was VP of Facilities Management.

He earned the following degrees from The UT Dallas: Bachelor of Arts; Master of Science in Marketing; Master of Business Administration; Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship & Public Policy and a Doctorate of Philosophy.