Faculty & Staff
- Mark Colgan
Dr. Mark Colgan
Professor of Mathematics & Department ChairOffice Location: Euler 126
Phone: (765) 998-5369
Specialties: mathematics education, calculus, statistics, investigations, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Major Career Accomplishments:
Dr. Colgan has taught in the Mathematics Department at Taylor for twenty years, during which time he has served as department chair and associate dean. As department chair, he has enjoyed leading a special group of mathematics faculty who are outstanding teachers, distinguished scholars, and dedicated servants. As associate dean, he helped give direction to the plans for the new Euler Science Center. He appreciates the outstanding students we have at Taylor, and he enjoys teaching mathematics education courses and also calculus, statistics, and investigations. He often makes professional presentations on ways to involve students in fun activities and projects that build community in the mathematics classroom. He has served in various leadership roles at Taylor, including as a Fellow for the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE). A long-time Bible quiz coach and quizmaster at his church, he is also a member of the Free Methodist Bible Quizzing Hall of Fame.