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Meet the Staff

Math Center Tutors

Our tutoring staff is comprised of some of the best and brightest students at Coastal. Aspiring tutors undergo intensive training initially and throughout their time with us.

Charles Whiffen, MS

Charles has been the Coordinator since 2008. He also teaches mathematics classes at CCU, and in addition, teaches and tutors mathematics and statistics online for other institutions of higher education. Charles previously worked as Manager of Regulatory Compliance and Actuary for property and casualty insurance companies in North Carolina and West Virginia. Prior to that he was Mathematician and Director of Rates and Forms for the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner. Charles also taught evening and weekend mathematics and statistics classes for Elon University and Alamance Community College in North Carolina while working in the insurance industry. He received his BS in Mathematics from West Virginia Wesleyan University and his MS in Mathematics from Virginia Tech. Charles is a member of the National College Learning Center Association and South Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics.