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Marie Cini

Marie Cini

President, The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

Marie Cini, Ph.D is president of the national nonprofit CAEL, working at the intersection of education and employment to advance opportunities for adult students. 

Dr. Cini is a recognized leader in the adult-serving higher education sector focusing on innovative postsecondary models for today’s new majority students. Most recently, she served as the higher ed lead for the modernization of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, a contract with IBM to create high-quality educational and career pathways for military personnel. Cini also served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC), the nation’s largest online public institution, serving 85,000 students.

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