- Ph.D., University of Utah, 2002
- M.S., University of Utah, 1992
- B.A., University of Utah, 1986
Mark Hampton has worked in higher education since 1983, first as a mathematics tutor and laboratory research assistant and laboratory manager while an undergraduate. In 1992, Mark accepted a full-time administrative position at the University of Utah, first as a planning and policy analyst, then as the manager of the university budget, and finally directing the Office of Institutional Analysis.
Mark came to Virginia in 1999 to serve as the Director of Institutional Effectiveness at the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), and has since served as Director of Research Information Systems and, most recently, Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Planning and Director of the Center for Institutional Effectiveness at Virginia Commonwealth University.
- Budgeting and planning in higher education.
- Assessment and accountability in higher education.
- Specialized and institutional accreditation.
- Institutional effectiveness and performance measures for higher education.
- Factors that affect institutional retention and graduation rates.