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Karl Mahan

Vice President of Technology Advancement - Lubbock Christian University

His past experience as a high school football and state championship baseball coach, technology director for a 4A high school, technology specialist for Region 17 Educational Service Center, and as a college professor have aptly prepared Karl Mahan to oversee technology advancement for Lubbock Christian University. His team plans for and manages the technology needs of students, faculty, and staff in both academic and business applications.

Mr. Mahan began teaching in the School of Education at LCU in 1990. In 2008, he was named Vice President of Technology Advancement.

Among his professional milestones he is a NM 4A HS district baseball coach of the year recipient, selected as assistant coach for the NM All-South Baseball team, two term past President of the Lubbock Phi Delta Kappa Chapter, an honoree for the L.R. Wilson Teaching Award at LCU, served on Strategic Planning Leadership Committees, co-hosted a local educational technology TV show, delivered numerous technology workshops to K12 campuses, served as an external evaluator for TEA grant recipients, former Professor of Record and Clinical Faculty member for University of North Texas Masters Across Technology program, Microsoft School Leadership Training Series participant, and a consultant for numerous departments and projects.

Mr. Mahan earned his EdD in instructional technology from Texas Tech University, a MEd in education leadership from Eastern New Mexico University, and a BS in secondary education from Lubbock Christian University.