Mary Powell, Director of Accessibility Services, oversees the Department of Accessibility Services at Babson College, and has worked in the field of academic support for over 30 years. Mary is responsible for the management, strategic planning, and decision making for the academic support programs provided by the department. Mary’s team manages the operational components of academic accommodations, which include but are not limited to, the exam proctoring program, and the peer note-taking program. Mary partners with colleagues to promote student accessibility as a campus-wide responsibility and promotes universal design principles.
Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Providence College. She earned her Master of Education from Harvard University, where she focused on reading, language and learning disabilities.