For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Education: B.A. (Sociology) - The College of William and Mary; M.U.A. (Urban Affairs) - Virginia Tech; Ph.D. (Higher Education Administration) - Boston College; Higher Education Assessment Specialist graduate certificate -- James Madison University
Background: Marlene has worked in higher education since 1998 with the majority of her career focused on institutional research and assessment. Most recently, she served as senior research analyst within the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment at UMass Dartmouth. Marlene has also previously taught as an adjunct within the Department of Education and Human Services at Suffolk University. She currently serves on the board of the New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN).