Mark P. Becker

President at Georgia State University

Mark P. Becker

Mark P. Becker

President at Georgia State University

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Georgia State University

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Cousins Properties, Inc.

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Faculty Member at Georgia Institute of Technology

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center

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Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Power Co.

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Area President, Georgia/South Carolina at Regions Bank

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at United Distributors, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Atlanta Convention & Visitor's Bureau

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Chief Executive Officer at H.J. Russell & Co.

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Philanthropic Services Executive at Community Foundation of Broward

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Former President at Clark Atlanta University

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Mark P. Becker
President at Georgia State University
Education
Doctorate in Statistics

Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service. Penn State, founded in 1855 as an agricultural college, admitted its first class in 1859. Today Penn State is one of four “state-related” universities (along with the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, and Lincoln University), institutions that are not state-owned and -operated but that have the character of public universities and receive substantial state appropriations.

Bachelor's in Mathematics

The second largest university in Maryland, Towson University (TU) in Baltimore has more than 100 degree programs, numerous student research opportunities and hundreds of student life activities from which to choose. An institution with more than 150 years of history, on a 330 acre campus, TU is a value-driven public university that educates undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world through its varied colleges: * College of Business and Economics * College of Education * College of Fine Arts and Communication * College of Health Professions * College of Liberal Arts * The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics * Honors College Most popular undergraduate majors include Accounting, Art + Design, Biology, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Mass Communication, Nursing, and Psychology. TU regularly receives grants to undertake faculty-student research projects in the biological and informational sciences, economics, education and other disciplines. Like the academics, student life at TU has something for everyone. In addition to having more than 200 student organizations, Towson has numerous performing and fine arts activities, including art exhibits, student jazz and classical performances, theatre productions, films and lectures, all of which attract thousands from the Baltimore area. Admission to TU is fairly competitive. Students are evaluated based on transcripts, SAT scores, teacher recommendations and an admissions essay. Federal financial aid eligibility is determined by the student's income. Applicants must fill out a FAFSA, which the Department of Education and the school will use to determine loan and grant eligibility. In addition, students may receive scholarships based on academic performance, talent, major area of study, income or other factors.

Memberships
Member
Current

The American Association for the Advancement of Science provides science related journal, program, and education services. The firm also promotes the responsible use of science in public policy. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Fellow
Current

The American Statistical Association is an American private company located in Alexandria, VA, that operates as statistics professional association.The company says this about itself: The ASA promotes the practice and profession of statistics. It is the world’s largest community of statisticians and one of the oldest continuously operating professional science associations in the United States. Since its foundation, it has supported statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation and advocacy. Its members serve in industry, government and academia in more than 90 countries, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare.

Member
Current

IBS is an international society promoting the development and application of statistical and mathematical theory and methods in the biosciences, including agriculture, biomedical science and public health, ecology, environmental sciences, forestry, and allied disciplines.

Career History
President
2009 - 2021

Georgia State University (GSU) is a public research university in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Founded in 1913, it is one of the University System of Georgia's four research universities. It has a student population of 32,022, including 24,096 undergraduates. Georgia State University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate degree programs spread across eight academic colleges with around 3,500 faculty members. Georgia State University is a part of the University System of Georgia and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. GSU is a commuter school with 61% of first-year students living on-campus and 17% of all undergraduates living on campus. Approximately 27% of the student population is considered part-time while 73% of the population is considered full-time. The university is classified as a 'Research University/Very High Activity', according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Since its inception, 192,785 degrees have been conferred, with 6,737 of them conferred during fiscal year 2011. The university has a full-time faculty count of 1,142, with 69 percent of those faculty members either tenured or on tenure track. GSU has two libraries, University library and Law library, which hold over 4.3 million volumes combined and serve as a federal document depository. The university has an economic impact on the Atlanta economy of more than $1.4 billion annually.

Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health
1989 - 2000

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Dean of the School of Public Health
Prior

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Minnesota, U of M, or The U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, United States, with the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses being approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) apart. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the sixth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 51,853 students in 2012–2013. The university is broadly organized into 19 colleges and schools, and it has sister campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, and Rochester.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Central Atlanta Progress, Inc., founded in 1941, is a private nonprofit community development organization providing leadership, programs and services to preserve and strengthen the economic vitality of Downtown Atlanta. With a board of directors of Downtown’s top business leaders, CAP is funded through the investment of businesses and institutions.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

The World Affairs Council of Atlanta is the premier convener on international topics that affect Atlanta and the world. Our mission is to provide a forum for dialogue, a source of expertise, and an engine for research on the international issues that matter to Atlanta. We are a non-partisan, membership and grant supported organization dedicated to enhancing our community’s understanding of the world – locally, nationally, and globally.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

The Woodruff Arts Center is one of the largest arts centers in the world, home to the Tony-Award winning Alliance Theater, the Grammy-Award winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the vibrant High Museum of Art. Each year, these centers of artistic excellence play host to over 1.2 million patrons at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Midtown Atlanta location, one of the only arts centers in the U.S. to host both visual and performing arts on a single campus. The Woodruff Arts Center also offers remarkable education programming, through each of its arts partners as well as Arts for Learning, the Woodruff organization focused exclusively on education. Through their combined efforts, The Woodruff Arts Center serves over 300,000 students annually and is the largest arts educator in Georgia.

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$500K - $1M
2018

SUPPORT THE MISSION AND BEST INTERESTS OF GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY

$10K +
2015

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

$2,500 - $4,999
2014

The Woodruff Arts Center is one of the largest arts centers in the world, home to the Tony-Award winning Alliance Theater, the Grammy-Award winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the vibrant High Museum of Art. Each year, these centers of artistic excellence play host to over 1.2 million patrons at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Midtown Atlanta location, one of the only arts centers in the U.S. to host both visual and performing arts on a single campus. The Woodruff Arts Center also offers remarkable education programming, through each of its arts partners as well as Arts for Learning, the Woodruff organization focused exclusively on education. Through their combined efforts, The Woodruff Arts Center serves over 300,000 students annually and is the largest arts educator in Georgia.

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