Board of Trustees

Mark LanierMr. Mark W. Lanier

Mark Lanier serves as Assistant to the Chancellor and Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees of UNC Wilmington, with primary responsibilities in governmental relations, board affairs, and economic development. Educated in the public schools of North Carolina, at Duke University, Appalachian State University, and UNC Chapel Hill, his current professional activities include service on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education, APLU Council on Governmental Affairs, and Wilmington RIBN advisory board. He represents UNCW on the UNC State Relations Council, UNC Federal Relations Council, REACH NC Operations Council, and UNC Economic Transformation Council. He also serves on the University Innovation Council, University Budget Council, Strategic Action Plan Work Group, and the Board of Directors of the UNCW Research Foundation.