Speeches and Writings


President Marcy with 2013 Commencement Speaker Dana King, Chairman Andrew P. Barowsky, and Trustees Mary Jane Burke, John Boneparth



Visiting with the Kapamilya Student Club on Multicultural Day, November 2013


Welcoming Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to campus, January 2013


Welcoming New Students with ASDU President Brianna Fennell '14, San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips, Provost Steve Weisler and Dean of Students Paul Raccanello, August 2013



President Marcy is joined by Alumni and Friends at Barowsky House, April 2013



President Marcy joins Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta at the Panetta Institute's Jefferson-Lincoln Awards Dinner, November 2013



Moderating California's 6th Congressional District Debate, April 2012


On behalf of Dominican's Student Athletes, President Marcy accepts 4th straight PacWest Academic Achievement Award from PacWest representative Bob Hogue, Convocation, 2013


President Marcy and Elaine Petrocelli of Book Passage welcome Former Vice President Al Gore to campus, February, 2013


I believe in Dominican. I believe not only in the institution that is, but in the Dominican that will be, the Dominican that can articulate and fully embrace a distinct vision of student learning.

– Mary B. Marcy, President
2013 State of the University Address


Congress to Campus Public Service in the 21st Century: Harnessing the Volunteer Spirit of the Millennial Generation
Garden Room, Dominican University of California
Feb. 25, 2014 Event details


Teach for California, Research the World with Janet Napolitano
Commonwealth Club, San Francisco
Oct. 30, 2013
Event details
New Leadership in the World of Philanthropy:
CIC Conversation between Foundation Officers and College and University Presidents
Oct. 15, 2013 View program (pdf)
State of the University
Angelico Hall, Dominican University of California
Aug. 21, 2013   Read speech (pdf)
Climate Change Leadership Panel with Jared Huffman
Mill Valley Community Center
Aug. 15, 2013 View event
What's Going on in Washington with David Gergen
Commonwealth Club, San Francisco
July 17, 2013 Event details & podcast
The Future of Presidential Debates in the American Electoral Process
with Michael D. McCurry and Frank Fahrenkopf, Jr., Commonwealth Club, San Francisco
June 25, 2013 Event details & podcast
Election Reform Panel with Congressmen Jared Huffman and John B. Larson
Guzman Hall, Dominican University of California
April 4, 2013 Event details & podcast


Marin Voice: Make your vote count for kids Co-authored with Margy Eller and Dana King Marin Independent Journal Oct. 7, 2012 Event details
State of the University
Angelico Hall, Dominican University of California
Aug. 17, 2012 Event detail
Moderator of California's 6th Congressional District Debate
Angelico Hall, Dominican University of California
April 17, 2012 Event detail


Inaugural Address
Angelico Hall, Dominican University of California
Oct. 29, 2011
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