Adrienne Marcus

Dean, Division of Pre-College and Undergraduate Programs


Adrienne received her B.A. from Bennington College and M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Prior to coming to Brown, Adrienne was the Assistant Provost for University Curriculum at The New School University in New York City. Her work there focused on academic offerings that bridged at least two of the five schools, including University-wide minors, dual-degree programs, general education, and the inaugural academic orientation activity for all incoming first-year students. In addition, she oversaw a variety of University operational initiatives including implementation of an institution-wide course catalog and electronic learning portfolio system. Adrienne came to Brown in 2016 to oversee the Pre-College Programs and Undergraduate Summer Session. Since her arrival, she has overseen program and operational staff to ensure continued excellence and growth aligned with the University’s mission and goals, and a Divisional mission to provide impactful learning experiences for young scholars.