Mark Haynal to Head
Canadian University College
Veteran educator, administrator follows Andrea Luxton
Mark Haynal, veteran educator and current Superintendent of Schools for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Indiana, USA, has been selected as the twenty-fourth President of Canadian University College. Haynal succeeds Andrea Luxton, who will become provost at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.
COLLEGE PRESIDENT: Longtime Adventist educator and administrator Mark Haynal is now president of Canadian University College in Alberta, Canada. [Photo courtesy CUC]
In making the announcement, Dan Jackson, at the time chair of the Canadian University Board of Trustees and then-president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada, wrote, “We believe that God has lead in this process and that Dr. Haynal’s leadership will be a blessing to CUC and to the church in Canada.”
A career educator, Haynal made the move to higher education in 2000, taking a position as an associate professor at Walla Walla University, in Walla Walla, Washington. In 2002, he assumed the role of dean of the School of Education and Psychology for the same institution. Since 2006, Haynal has been the superintendent of Schools for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Indiana, USA.
Haynal holds a BA in Elementary Education and a BS in Journalism from Andrews University, an MA in Education Administration from the same university, and an Ed.S and Ed.D from La Sierra University. He and his wife, Kris, have two adult daughters and one grandchild.
Canadian University College (CaUC) is located in central Alberta and offers more than 35 major or track choices. CaUC is sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and holds Campus Alberta Quality Council (CAQC) approval for its degree programs.
--Reported by Canadian University College