Marie Virgil is the Assistant Director of the National Security Studies (NSS)
Program at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School. She has been employed by
Syracuse University for almost thirty years. Sue is responsible for contractual, budgetary,
and administrative oversight of various
professional development courses on and off campus. In addition, she provides
administrative support to the NSS Case Study Program and is the administrative
liaison to the Office of Sponsored Programs at Syracuse University and marketer
to the Training Representatives of those organizations that send participants
to the various National Security Studies courses.
the nineteen years she has been associated with the National Security Studies
Program, as Program Administrator and now Assistant Director, she has managed the complex details of logistics,
strategic planning, training design and program management for the various NSS courses
that have been conducted.
skill set and deliverables that she applies to the program include speech
writing, speech presentations, and logistical planning for the office. She works closely with distinguished guest
speakers, both practitioner and faculty, service representatives who support
the program, and organizations associated with NSS. She is responsible for maintaining the NSS
Alumni network and is the focal point of contact for the NSS Board of Advisors.
resides in Fabius, New York with her husband and she has two grown children,
Josh and Tarah along with two grandchildren, Emma and Cody.