Mark Rollins provides strategic leadership, vision, management, and planning for University College, the continuing education division of Washington University. As dean of University College, Rollins also oversees the Lifelong Learning Institute and the Summer School.
As a professor of philosophy, Rollins has published on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and aesthetics. He is the author of Mental Imagery: On the Limits of Cognitive Science, and his current research is on perception.
During his nearly three decades at Washington University, Rollins has served on or chaired virtually every major academic committee and held numerous administrative roles, including as a faculty fellow in the Office of the Provost.