Dr. Todd Ashby has been named dean of the Charleston Southern University College of Science and Mathematics.
In his new role as dean, Ashby will oversee programs in science, mathematics, computer science and the military ROTC units at CSU. Ashby has been chair of the mathematics department at CSU since 2008 and was promoted to associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics in 2013.
Dr. Ashby is invested in the promotion of STEM education at Charleston, said Dr. Jackie Fish, vice president for academic affairs. He and the faculty of the College of Science and Mathematics are working diligently to increase the number of students selecting to pursue their degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. CSU is very fortunate to have Dr. Ashby leading the charge as we continue to create opportunities for college graduates to succeed in the technology- based workforce of the Lowcountry.
Ashby joined the faculty at CSU in 1998 as a mathematics professor. He earned a bachelor of arts and a master of science in mathematics at Western Kentucky University and completed his PhD in mathematics at the University of Kentucky. He and his wife, Rachel, reside in Goose Creek.
Charleston Southern is a liberal arts university and is one of South Carolinas largest accredited, independent universities, enrolling 3,600 students. Recognized as one of Americas Best Christian Colleges, the Universitys vision is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving.