Marion Cunningham

Associate Director, Administration


Originally from Chicago, Marion Cunningham is the associate director for administration for the MIT Morningside Academy for Design. She oversees MAD's finances, human resources, and operations. Prior to joining MAD, she was administrative officer for MIT’s Art, Culture, and Technology program and managing director for MIT’s Center for Real Estate.

Marion has worked as an urban planner for the City of Baltimore, consulted with the American City Corporation, and been a commercial real estate lender with the Bank of New York. She has a B.A. from Cornell University, an M.C.P. from MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Education degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

She is a serial book club member. Her other interests include spin classes, yoga, music, theatre, and cooking.