Senior Leadership Team

Strong leadership and visionary thinking have helped Marymount grow from a small, private, two-year Catholic college into a strong, successful, multi-site University offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just a few years’ time. Our senior leadership team sets the strategic direction of the University and supports our mission and passion for education, which includes meeting each student where they are and providing the most advantageous learning environment possible.

Our Senior Leadership Team

MCU President Brian Marcotte

Brian Marcotte

Dr. Ariane Schauer, Provost & EVP at Marymount California University

Ariane Schauer, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr Ryan Alcantara, VP Student Affairs, MCU

Ryan Alcantara, PhD
Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

MCU Interim CFO Debora Yavas

Debora Yavas
Interim CFO and Manager of Accounting & Budgets

About Marymount

Marymount California University has two distinct campuses in Los Angeles County, each offering a unique set of learning opportunities.

  • Oceanview Academic Campus, Palos Verdes
  • The Villas Residential Campus, San Pedro