David Mariner, Ph.D., Director of Program Development, began his career with Waynesburg University in 1999. He served in the admission office at the main campus prior to joining the graduate and professional division in 2002 located in Southpointe. He has helped to grow the division from less than 200 students to over 1,000 students. His passion continues to be helping students achieve their educational and career goals. He has served as a program director, assistant dean and dean prior to becoming the director of program development.
Dr. Mariner is also active in the community and serves on the Southpointe CEO Association Board, the Steering Committee for Comprehensive Planning in Waynesburg, the Comprehensive Planning Committee for Peters Township School District, and a board member for the Home Owners Association in the Overlook Community in Peters Township. In addition, Dr. Mariner is very active at the Bible Chapel where he is a member and serves as a teacher in the Pre-School Praise program.
Dr. Mariner earned a bachelor of science in chemistry from Westminster College, an MBA from Waynesburg University and a Ph. D in Instructional Management and Leadership from Robert Morris University. He resides in McMurray with his wife Julie and their three daughters: Ava, Isabella and Aliza.