Trident University International Names New Department Chair in its College of Business

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Dr. Mark Young has been named Department Chair in Business Administration in Trident University International’s Glenn R. Jones College of Business.

Dr. Mark Young, Business Administration Department Chair, Trident University International

Trident University International (Trident) faculty member Dr. Mark Young has been named Department Chair in Business Administration.

Dr. Young joined Trident’s Glenn R. Jones College of Business (GRJ-COB) in 2018. He was the recipient of the University’s Teaching Excellence Award for the Winter 2020 quarter.

“Dr. Young’s reputation as a hands-on, down-to-earth educator has enhanced our college and the entire Trident community,” states Dr. Lisa Mohanty, Dean, Glenn R. Jones College of Business.

As Department Chair in Business Administration, Dr. Young will oversee academic areas specific to the GRJ-COB, including classroom instruction and working with faculty members to promote and maintain a positive student experience.

Additionally, he will play an active role in enhancing curriculum and participating in University and community service. Included in this are membership on academic committees and dissertation committees for doctoral candidates.

His previous academic experience includes Divisional Vice President for Strategic and Academic Partnerships at Ashford University. He’s a published researcher with expertise in business development, strategic management, and organizational consulting.

Dr. Young’s varied background includes time in the corporate world, with both entrepreneurial and consulting experience under his belt.

Dr. Young earned a Doctorate in Psychology in Organizational Leadership and Development from the University of the Rockies. He received a Master of Business Administration from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Averett University in Danville, VA.

About Trident University International
Founded in 1998, Trident University International is a member of the American InterContinental University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( Trident uses the EdActive™ learning approach, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills designed to enhance the lives and education of students. Trident offers quality associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Trident has nearly 27,000 alumni, of which more than 22,000 have a military affiliation and has received acknowledgements from Washington Monthly, Military Times, and Military Advanced Education & Transition for their dedication to student success. Visit or call at (855) 290-0290 to learn more about Trident's wide range of educational options.

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