Alumni & Parent Programs

Mary Y. Marsh '70

Katharine Merrill Graydon Alumni Service Award, 2007

MaryMary Marsh graduated from Butler in 1970 with a bachelor's degree in pre-law/political science. While at Butler, Mary was a member of the varsity cheerleading squad, Kappa Alpha Theta, Theta Sigma Phi, YM-YWCA, WRA, AWS, and Spurs. She was also an AFROTC Queen, Angel Flight Comptroller and a Hub and Spoke Award Winner.

As an alumna, Mary has kept her ties with Butler as an enthusiastic volunteer. She served on the Alumni Board from 1977-84, holding the position of president from 1980-81. She has also participated in a number of campus committees including the Presidential Society Committee, Partnership for Excellence Campaign Corporate Committee, Alumni Engagement and Alumni Steering Committees, and more recently the committees for the President's Dinner and Dance in 2005 and the ButlerRising Gala this past fall. Mary currently serves on the Endowment and Investment Committee, the Ovid Butler Society Executive Committee and the ButlerRising Campaign Committee.

Mary and her husband John '71, have been members of the Ovid Butler Society since 1989. Over the years, they have contributed to a number of campus funds including the George Comfort Library Fund, the Bulldog Club and the Howard Caldwell Scholarship Fund, to name a few. They are regular attendees of Butler sporting events, and recently followed the men's basketball team on their NCAA journey to Buffalo and St. Louis.

Mary began her professional career with Merchants Bank (now National City Bank) as an administrative assistant soon after graduating from Butler. After graduating from Indiana University School of Law in 1974, Mary continued working at National City, dedicating her legal career to trust administration. In 2001, Mary retired from the bank as senior vice president and manager of the Trust Administration Group, after an impressive 32-year career.

Mary and John have two children, Amy '96, M.S. '00 and Alex.

Updated 2007