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About Mary Marcy

A leader in major education reform and supporter of the advancement of faculty and students, Mary B. Marcy is the ninth person to lead Dominican University of California in its 126-year history.

Prior to joining Dominican, she served as Provost of Bard College at Simon’s Rock and Vice President at Bard College. Previous to her leadership at Bard, President Marcy worked in both public and private institutions of higher education. 

President Marcy earned her doctorate and master's degrees in political science from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Her research focuses on women in American politics, and she has published extensively on issues of diversity, leadership, and strategy in higher education.


Positions

Present University President, Dominican University of California
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2004 - 2011 Provost and Vice President, Bard College
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2000 - 2004 Senior Administrator, Antioch College ‐ Project on the Future of Higher Education
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1997 - 2000 Dean, Antioch University ‐ University Relations and Planning
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1994 - 1997 Executive Assistant to the President, Western Washington University ‐ Office of the President
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1992 - 1994 Director, Central Washington University ‐ Government Relations
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Research Interests


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Education

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1992 D. Phil., University of Oxford ‐ Politics
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1989 M. Phil., University of Oxford ‐ Politics
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1987 B.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln ‐ Political Science
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Contact Information

Mary B. Marcy
Office of the President
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901

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State of the University Addresses (5)

Articles (5)

Commentary (13)

White Papers (1)

Book Chapters (2)