Dr. Michael Mardis
Dr. Michael Mardis has more than eleven years of professional experience working in Student Affairs. Michael previously served as the Judicial Affairs Officer and Intramural Sports Coordinator at the University of Louisville. In July of 2001 he was hired as the Associate Dean of Students at Radford University, eventually being promoted to Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. At Radford, Dr. Mardis oversaw the following campus life functions: Student Activities, Student Union, Intramurals and Campus Recreation, Leadership, Greek Life, Judicial Affairs, Academic Integrity, Student Organizations, Off-Campus Student Services, Disability Resource Office, Multicultural and International Student Services, Student Support Services, Substance Abuse and Sexual Assault Education, Student Media, Preston Auditorium, Parent and Family Services, and Residential Life. Michael has previously served as the site coordinator and as a faculty member for the NASPA/SACSA New Professional Institute.
In July of 2007, Michael accepted the position of Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at the University of Louisville. As Dean of Students at UofL, Michael’s responsibilities include Intramurals and Recreational Sports, Student Conduct, the Disability Resource Center, Student Activities, Student Activities Center Administration, Commuter Student Services, Greek Life, Recognized Student Organizations, the National Student Exchange, Service Learning, Student Leadership Programs, and Advising the Student Government Association.
Michael received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees from the University of Louisville. In 2007 he earned his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Organizational Development from the University of Louisville. Michael is married to Aneira Urieta Mardis. They have two children Maria, and James. In his spare time he enjoys family time, exercising, reading, and playing basketball.