Dr. Chris Mallett is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Roux Institute at Northeastern University. Chris leads the institute’s strategy and teams to realize its mission to drive innovation, talent development, and economic opportunity for the State of Maine and the surrounding region. In his role as Senior Vice Chancellor, Chris previously led the university’s global campus and digital learning initiatives. Before joining Northeastern, Chris was integral to the establishment, growth, and success of Western Governors University, the pioneer in online, competency-based education. Chris holds a doctorate in education and organizational leadership from Pepperdine University, a master’s in Public Administration from the University of Utah, and a bachelor’s in Political Science from Weber State University.