As Associate Vice President, Marsh’s portfolio includes Judicial Affairs (i.e., student conduct processes, including advising the student-run Honor and Judiciary Committees), critical incident management and response, Student Affairs policy and compliance, and legislative affairs.
A native of rural Virginia, Marsh graduated from the College of William & Mary with a B.A. in Government and History. He completed an M.Ed. (Counseling/Student Affairs) and Ph.D. (Social Foundations of Education) at UVA. Marsh arrived at the University in 2001 as a graduate student, serving as the first graduate assistant for the newly established Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life. He has served in a series of roles at the University including time at the Darden School of Business as Assistant Dean for the Full Time MBA Program & Student Affairs. In 2012, he moved over to Central Grounds to become Associate Dean of Students supervising Student Activities, Fraternity & Sorority Life, and Newcomb Centers & Services while also serving in the Dean on Call rotation. Prior to pursuing a career in higher education, Marsh taught high school (U.S. History) and coached varsity track. History and running remain two of his hobbies outside of work, along with coaching little league baseball and spending time with his wife and two kids.
Marsh traces his passion for student self-governance all the way back to his time in college as Chair of William & Mary’s student-run Honor Council and, as a graduate student at UVA, judge on the University Judiciary Committee.