Marla Boren

Director, Undergraduate Advising, Retention and Recruitment
CAS Undergraduate Advising

  • Marla has over twenty years experience in higher education administration and student counseling at American. She has worked with undergraduate, graduate, international and adult students and particularly enjoys helping students plan interdisciplinary programs of study. Marla received the 2006-2007 award for Excellence in Academic Advising. Marla is delighted to be a part of the College's wonderful advising team and the Dean's Office. When not on campus, you might find her taking in a play or Nat's game with her husband, visiting her sons in Chicago or playing fetch with her beloved Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, named Chicago.
  • Degrees

    MA, Education, American University
    BA, Economics, Drew University
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    In any of a number of the gardens on campus.

  • CAS - Dean's Office
  • Battelle Tompkins - 169
  • M-F 9-5

  • (202) 885-6370
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Partnerships & Affiliations

  • NACADA (National Association of Academic Advisors)

    Member (2000-present)

  • DC NACADA, Planning Board


Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Outstanding Excellence in Academic Advising, 2006/2007
  • Dedicated Service Award-20 year, 2006

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