Embler promoted to CJ Chair
Charleston Southern University president Dr. Jairy C. Hunter announced today the promotion of Dr. Marc Embler to the position of Criminal Justice Graduate Director, and Chair of the Criminal Justice Department.
“Dr. Embler has been fulfilling these responsibilities for a number of months and has brought an increased awareness of the CSU Criminal Justice program to the Lowcountry," said Hunter. "His professional experience combined with his academic credentials combine to provide the Academic Excellence in a Christian Environment we strive to maintain at CSU.”
Embler, who joined the faculty at CSU in 2011, completed 24 years of service as a Federal Probation Officer, which greatly enhances the practitioner-focused program which offers both Graduate and Undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice.
Dr. Jacqueline Fish, Vice President for Academic Affairs, added “The Criminal Justice students speak highly of Dr. Embler’s leadership and ability to link them with career opportunities when they complete their degrees. He brings a high level of compassion and stability to our program and we are very fortunate that we can offer the expertise of practical and professional careers in this very important discipline.”
“It is an honor to be placed in a position of leadership at Charleston Southern University," said Embler. "The department has a strong history of preparing students for careers and leadership positions in the Criminal Justice field. I look forward to continuing this tradition and working with local agencies to increase the impact of CSU’s Criminal Justice program.”
Founded in 1964, Charleston Southern University is a private, four-year liberal arts college. CSU is accredited by theSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The University’s vision is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving.