Senior Staff Profiles
Christopher M. Mullin, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Policy & Research
As the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Policy and Research, Dr. Mullin provides leadership and direction with regard to academic and student affairs policies and programs, strategic planning, research, analysis, and special projects in support of the Board of Governors' constitutional responsibilities.
Prior to joining the Board of Governors, Dr. Mullin served as the Program Director for Policy Analysis of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in Washington, DC. In this capacity his chief responsibility was to provide analysis and supporting data with an emphasis on federal student financial assistance, accountability, institutional performance, college costs and related institutional policies. Additionally, he responded to immediate needs for the analysis of federal legislative, regulatory, and related policies while also playing a central role in shaping AACC's long-term federal policy agenda. Dr. Mullin worked for the Illinois Education Research Council, an entity statutorily charged with providing policy research for the state's P-20 Council, prior to joining AACC in 2009. He has taught at the early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school levels as well as at three universities.
Dr. Mullin earned a Ph.D. from the University of Florida, a master's degree from Teachers College Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida.