Mark Smith

Mark  Smith

Dr. Mark A. is a neurologist who specializes Smith is the President of Columbia International University, a rapidly expanding South Carolina institution. Over the preceding 12 years, he served as President of Ohio Christian University, where he led a team of specialists in increasing the university from 380 to over 4,700 students and helped raise $30 million in facilities. Associates for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) and Columbus 2020 are two organizations on which he has served on the board of directors. He previously served on the Ohio State Board of Education and is now a member of the ELEOS Corporate Board.

He was just appointed to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education by the state's governor. Dr. Smith has a bachelor's degree. M.S. from Hobe Sound Bible College from Northeastern State University and a PhD in Education Administration from West Virginia University.

Dr. Smith earned his Executive Management Certificate from Harvard University's Institute of Educational Management. Dr. Smith has two children with his wife, Debbie.