Stevenson Appoints Antionette Marbray as Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, COVID-19 Operations

August 27, 2020 7 AM
Antionette Marbray

Stevenson University announces the appointment of Antionette Marbray as Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, COVID-19 Operations. She will start this new position as of September 14. A seasoned administrator with more than 20 years of experience in student affairs and in higher education law, policy, and compliance, Marbray currently serves as an Associate Vice President at San Diego State University where she has provided leadership and had direct responsibility for health and wellness, student rights and responsibilities, international student services, and career services, among other areas.

“Antionette has a depth of experience that will be invaluable to Stevenson as we respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, enhance health and safety measures, and continue to deliver the educational experience for which we are known,” said Elliot Hirshman, President of Stevenson University. “I am very pleased to welcome Antionette to our Stevenson campus community and have great confidence in the abilities she brings to this critical role.”

“I am honored to take on this role at this critical moment for Stevenson University,” said Marbray. “With the university’s long history of continuous improvement and innovation and lived values of community, integrity, and excellence, Stevenson is well positioned to meet the challenges of the day while continuing to fulfill its mission and goals. I am excited to return to Maryland to become a part of this special community.”

Prior to joining San Diego State University, Marbray held administrative and leadership roles in university policy compliance and risk management at the University of Florida and at Bowie State University here in Maryland. These positions included serving as an Assistant General Counsel at the University of Florida and Interim Vice President and General Counsel at Bowie State. In addition to extensive experience in critical incident and crisis management, including serving in a leadership capacity in the San Diego State University Emergency Operations Center, Marbray also served as Director of Title IX and Equal Opportunity Employment Programs at the University of San Diego. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Duke University, a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Florida, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida.

The Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer will be charged with monitoring developments in Federal, State, and local COVID-19 compliance requirements that impact the university, and informing the President, Vice Presidents, and other university stakeholders. The Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer will also review university COVID-19 policies and practices for compliance and effectiveness. The position will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and COVID-19 Core Operations Team, working collaboratively with Vice Presidents and others across Stevenson to ensure the university is engaged in a cycle of continuous improvement. In coordination with the other university Vice Presidents, the Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer will develop, maintain, and revise university policies, procedures, and practices as well as implement training and educational programs as needed to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, and to reflect best practices related to COVID-19.