Vice Chancellor and Dean for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs
Dr. Mike Mullen serves as vice chancellor and dean for NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs, where he provides leadership for academic, co-curricular and extracurricular support and programming for all students. He is also a professor in the Department of Soil Science. Before Mullen came to NC State, he served as associate provost for undergraduate education at the University of Kentucky, 2009-2012, and as associate dean in the university’s College of Agriculture, 2004-2009. Before joining the University of Kentucky in 2002, Mullen spent 13 years as a professor in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Tennessee. He has received several teaching awards at the university and national levels, and he was named an NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Alumnus in October 2015. Mullen has published articles in journals including Soil Science Society of America Journal, Soil Biology and Biochemistry,Transactions of the ASAE, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, and the Journal of Plant Physiology.