Mark came to IU in 1976 as an undergraduate student and never left. He joined the Office of the Registrar in 1982 as an Analyst/Programmer and has been the Associate Registrar of Systems since 1990. In addition to his work in the Office of the Registrar, Mark has presented at several conferences, received two EDUCAUSE Best Practice Awards (then CAUSE) and two CUMREC Best Paper Awards, contributor to books and articles, was a member of CUMREC Board of Directors (Chair 2002-2003), and is Director of AACRAO Technology Conference.

Mark received a B.A. in mathematics in 1979 and a M.S. in Environmental Science in 1984.