Dr. Michael Marion, Jr
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Prior to Dr. Michael Marion, Jr. arrival to state government, he was the Associate Vice Provost and adjunct professor at Drexel University. He was most recently appointed by the Governor of California Jerry Brown to be the new Bureau Chief of the California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Private and Postsecondary Education. During Dr. Marion’s time with Drexel University he was also appointed by the Governor to the California Student Aid Commission. He is also a facilitator for the American Leadership Forum, Mountain Valley Chapter. As a senior administrator in higher education and government, Dr. Marion's responsibilities and expertise span a wide-spectrum of areas in education and leadership across an array of professional settings. Not only has Dr. Marion established himself as a leader in higher education, serving students in private and public colleges and universities, but also in the community. Dr. Marion promotes a strong commitment to civic engagement and recruitment and retention initiatives within the region, and has sat on many, committees, boards and commissions throughout his professional career.