Marin Conaughty is the Director of Academic Affairs in Student Affairs. Marin manages both the Advising and Operations groups within the larger Academics team. Her team offers academic advising, wellness programs, and other co-curricular activities that enhance the experience of full-time MBA students. Her team also manages the elective course scheduling and registration processes, analyzes data to drive policy enhancements, and books classrooms for the MBA program. Before joining the Business School in November 2011, Marin was an Admissions Representative at an applied arts school. She holds a B.S. in Theater Arts Education from Appalachian State University. Though a Buffalo native, and now an 11-year resident of New York City, Marin has also lived in Texas, Maryland, Utah, Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, and Canada. She is proof that an arts background can take you anywhere.