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The Face of Higher Education

Dr. Irma Becerra, President
Marymount University

Dr. Irma Becerra began her tenure as the seventh president of Marymount University in July 2018 and hit the ground running! The first woman to earn a Ph.D in electrical engineering from Florida International University, Dr. Becerra has worked in higher education for 30 years and is committed to transformative education. In her first year at Marymount, she collaborated with the Marymount community to launch a new strategic plan “Momentum” for the university that will introduce innovative programming to meet industry needs.

The goal under Dr. Becerra’s leadership is for every undergraduate student to gain valuable experience through internship opportunities and graduate within four years.  Dr. Becerra’s bold vision is sure to have a positive economic impact on the Arlington community and help Marymount become a nationally renowned university.