Dr. Clark has been associated with Alfred State since 1979, serving in a variety of teaching and administrative capacities, including professor and department chair, Civil Engineering Technology, as well as interim vice president for academic affairs.
Since 1996, Clark has served as dean of the School of Applied Technology in Wellsville, where he oversees the college's satellite campus with an annual budget of over $3 million with 65 faculty and staff. Clark provides leadership for academic departments that include Computerized Design and Manufacturing, Automotive Trades, Building Trades, Electrical/Electronics Service, and Culinary Arts. Approximately 700 to 800 students are enrolled in these five departments. Clark also works closely with the Educational Foundation that owns the campus.
Clark holds a PhD and a master of science degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University, a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Colorado, and an associate of science degree in engineering science from Jamestown Community College. He has completed course work at Carnegie-Mellon University, College Management Program, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management.
Clark is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Concrete Institute, the Association for Career and Technical Education, and SkillsUSA. He serves as New York State director for Postsecondary Skills USA and is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State.