Assistant to the Deans
Marie was born and raised in North Carolina. She served churches in North Carolina, Illinois, and Belgium as a youth minister. Marie was the Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and she was the Registrar at the Mekane Yesus Theological Seminary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she also served on the faculty. She came to Vanderbilt in 2005 from a position as a church administrator in Franklin, Tennessee. She and her husband, Mark, have recently become urban-dwelling empty-nesters and they love it. Their son, Atticus, lives in California, and their daughter, Claire, lives in Alabama.