Department of English at Illinois State University

Academic Advisors: Mark Vegter

Mark VegterMark Vegter graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in English and a minor in Writing. He has been an Academic Advisor at Illinois State for over 16 years. In addition to his work in the English Department, he has been involved in campus wide advising initiatives, most notably as Chair of the Academic Advisor Advisory Council of Illinois State University. Mark is a member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) and the Illinois Academic Advisor Association (ILAAA). He has presented or co-presented 14 presentations since 2001 at state, regional, and national conferences. He co-authored a Region V NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) Grant which provided seed money for a one day Advising/Career related conference at Illinois State. He won the Team Excellence Award in 2007 with the other members of the planning committee for this conference. In 2008 he was elected a national commission chair with NACADA and successfully placed a bid for Illinois State University to host the 2011 Region V NACADA Conference. In 2009 he was the recipient of the Herb Sanders Award for Outstanding Advisement and received the Partners in Diversity Award at the 21st Annual Commitment to Diversity Recognition Ceremony held by the Diversity Advocacy Office.

Contact Information
Mark Vegter
414J Stevenson Hall
(309) 438-5783
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Advising Responsibilities
English Studies Majors
Publishing Studies Majors