Carrie Marlin

As Senior Associate Provost for Administration and Planning, Carrie Marlin’s portfolio includes key areas of academic management—faculty housing, K–12 schooling priorities, domestic and international emergency response, space planning, and policy development. She oversees Tompkins Hall Nursery and Childcare Center, guides The School at Columbia University, and directs initiatives for Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science, and Engineering. In partnership with the Office of International Risk Management, she develops and manages international travel policies and protocols. Carrie is also the primary liaison to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In addition to these responsibilities, at the Provost’s request, Carrie has served in interim roles as Executive Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action and Director of the Office of Work/Life.

Prior to joining the Office of the Provost in 2015, she worked in education and public service in New York City and Washington, D.C., as Senior Director of Strategy and Policy at the New York City Department of Education, Chief of Staff in the New York State Assembly, an English and Journalism teacher in District of Columbia Public Schools, and as a senior advisor on local and national political campaigns. 

Carrie received her BA in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, her MA in Education from Trinity Washington University, and her MPA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.