Dr. Mark Lombardi, President
Dr. Mark Lombardi is the tenth President of Maryville University. Named President in 2007, Dr. Lombardi is recognized for a comprehensive career in academe as a faculty member, author, fundraiser, administrator and political commentator. He leads a university of over 6,500 students spread across two colleges and three schools (Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Professions, Education and Adult & Online), with over sixty majors, fifteen masters and eight doctoral programs.
Over 25 years at three different institutions, Dr. Lombardi has served in the positions of Director of the Baccalaureate Experience, Chair of the Department of Government, History and Sociology; Director of International Programs; Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost and President. Dr. Lombardi also served as Executive Director of the U.S.-Africa Education Foundation. Dr. Lombardi attained the rank of tenured full professor at both the University of Tampa and College of Santa Fe and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the board of trustees of the College of Santa Fe in 2007.
Dr. Lombardi participated in the first higher educational edition of Issues in Education, where a wide variety of topics were discussed. Please click the videos to hear what he had to say.
650 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, Missouri 63141
Employment After the Diploma
Challenge of Making the Dream Reality
Dr. Dalrymple Columbia College Online Education
On Campus vs. Commuter Students
The Changing Design of the Classroom
Producing Global Students
What is the Return on an Education Investment
Working with Industry Leaders
Adult Student Population Returning
Out of Country Students
What Keeps College Presidents Up at Night