|Faculty Specialist II and Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising and Internships
322 Sprau Tower
Education: M.A., Western Michigan University
Areas of Expertise: Argumentation and Debate, Public Speaking, Event planning, Customer service, Volunteer recruitment and retention, Mediation
Marilyn S. Kritzman joined the School of Communication in 2002. Marilyn’s primary responsibilities are undergraduate advising, coordinating the School’s internship programs, and sponsoring undergraduate internships. Prior to joining the School of Communication, she worked at Western Michigan University in both the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of Business of Finance in various capacities.
She has previous student affairs experience at both Ferris State University and Northern Michigan University. She is a certified mediator with the Michigan State Supreme Court and works with Western’s CEDRS program.
She is active in a number of campus organizations including the WMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, the University Assessment Steering Committee (serving as its chair beginning fall 2012), and the Faculty Senate's Undergraduate Studies Council (serving as its vice-chair beginning fall 2012).
She was selected as the top faculty advisor in the State of Michigan during the 2009 school year by the Michigan Academic Advising Association and was voted one of the Top Ten Business Women in the United States by the American Business Women’s Association in 2000 (from a field of over 70,000 candidates).