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Office of the Provost

Mark A. Gould, Ed.D.

Associate Vice President

Graduate and Professional Education, Office of the Provost

As a key member of the senior leadership of Merrimack College, Mark provides intellectual leadership to the executive team in the admission and operational support of the graduate, and Professional Studies programs at the College. Mark is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic recruitment and admission plan to increase Merrimack College’s presence and visibility in the graduate space. Mark works closely with the Department Chairs and Academic Deans to build collaborative teams, relating to a range of internal and external partners while effectively representing Merrimack College’s mission and interests related to the growth of graduate and Professional Studies programs.

Prior to joining Merrimack College, Mark was the Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs for the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. In this role, Mark provided academic leadership for graduate and professional development programs offered by the College. Mark also led the development of curriculum initiatives across program areas and partnered with other deans from schools and colleges within Northeastern University to offer their programs to a national and international audience.

Mark earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Maine, M.Ed. from Boston University, M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University, and Ed.D. from Northeastern University.


Ed.D., Northeastern University
M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire University
M.Ed., Boston University
B.S., Business Administration, University of Maine


Austin Hall, Provost’s Suite