Marcia Snyder with Provost Suzanne Austin and President Andrew Hsu

Left to right: Provost Suzanne Austin (left), Marcia Snyder (middle), and President Andrew Hsu (right)
Photo credit: Catie Cleveland

At this year’s Celebration of Faculty ceremony, hosted by the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, Marcia Snyder ’93, senior instructor of finance, received the 2023 Distinguished Advising Award. The award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated sustained dedication to students in the area of academic advising.

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Snyder, who also serves as the assistant dean of academic quality and chair of the School of Business Continuous Improvement and Assessment Committee, joined the College in 1997. In all her roles at the College, Snyder is an ever-present advisor. She creates a safe space for her advisees to acknowledge academic obstacles, take personal responsibility and create solutions by cultivating a mentoring relationship of respect and trust. In addition to giving expert advice to individual students, she also contributes to ensuring the best possible academic resources for students in academic programs in the School of Business.