Executive Director & Associate Vice Provost
Dr. Marion is Associate Vice Provost at Drexel University Sacramento. As a senior administrator in higher education, Dr. Marion's responsibilities and expertise span a wide-spectrum of areas in education and leadership. Throughout his professional career in higher education, a majority of Dr. Marion's work has been in student affairs, academic affairs, and athletics. His experience spans an array of educational settings. Not only has Dr. Marion established himself as a leader in higher education serving students in private and public universities, but also community colleges. He also has gained valuable knowledge and understating serving on many boards and commissions. Equipped with a holistic understanding of various policies, procedures, and best practices, Dr. Marion promotes a strong commitment to civic engagement and retention initiatives within all education levels.
When Dr. Marion’s not with his wife Tanika Byrd-Marion (who also is an educator) or close family or friends, he enjoys doing community service, traveling, cooking, and sports activities. Michael was born, in Portland, Oregon, but currently calls Sacramento, California his home.