Dr. Michael Mumper


Dr. Mumper joined the senior staff of the college in July of 2007. He brings a wealth of leadership skills and experience with him from his position as Associate Provost for Graduate Studies at Ohio University. As Senior VP, Mumper will be second in command at Adams State, with responsibility for the campus in the president's absence.

Following graduation from Adams State in 1976, Mumper earned an M.A. in political science at Arizona State University in 1978. In 1986 he completed his Ph.D. in government and politics at University of Maryland-College Park. His dissertation was entitled, National Policy-Making for College Student Assistance: A Network Analysis.

At Ohio University, he received the Jeanette Grisselli Outstanding Teaching Award in 1993-94, University Professor in 1991-92, and Outstanding Teacher Award in 1990-91.