Marianne Marando

VP, Academic & Students at Seneca Polytechnic

Marianne Marando recently returned to Seneca after five years at Durham College, where she rose to the position of Associate Vice-President, Academic. Ms. Marando started her teaching career at George Brown College, where she became the marketing program coordinator. She joined Seneca as a faculty member and coordinator in the School of Marketing, then progressed to academic chair positions in the School of International Business and the Centre for Human Resources and the School of Media and Marketing. Ms. Marando also served as Seneca’s Director of Marketing and Communications. Her first role at Durham was as Executive Dean, School of Business, IT & Management. She was then appointed Associate Vice-President, Academic, responsible for program review and renewal, capital budgeting, corporate training, international education and the office of the registrar. Ms. Marando holds an honours degree in business administration and an MBA from York University, an adult education certificate from Seneca and is enrolled in the Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership program at Western University. She is the board chair at Blue Door, a York Region-based provider of emergency housing and housing supports.


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