Dr. Todd Ashby has been named dean of the Charleston Southern University College of Science and Mathematics.
In his new role as dean, Ashby will oversee programs in science and the military ROTC units at CSU. Ashby has been chair of the mathematics department at CSU since 2008 and was promoted to associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics in 2003.
“Dr. Ashby is invested in the promotion of STEM education at Charleston,” said Dr. Jackie Fish, vice president for academic affairs. “He and the faculty of the College of Science and Mathematics are working diligently to increase the number of students selecting to pursue their degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. CSU is very fortunate to have Dr. Ashby leading the charge as we continue to create opportunities for college graduates to succeed in the technology-based workforce of the country.”
Ashby joined the faculty at CSU in 1998 as a mathematics professor. He earned a bachelor of arts and master of science in mathematics at Western Kentucky University and completed his PhD in mathematics at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Ashby is a 1981 graduate of Auburn High School. He is the son of Shirley and the late Kathleen Ashby of Auburn. He and his wife, Rachel, reside in Goose Creek.