Mary Jennings - Interim Vice President

Mary Jennings is the Director of Programming at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts at Michigan Technological  

University in Houghton, Michigan. As an arts presenter and rural arts advocate, Mary has earned a reputation for championing interdisciplinary collaborations and finding creative ways to engage diverse audiences with the performing arts. She is an Association for Performing Arts Professionals Leadership Fellow, and has presented on rural arts leadership and community development at Arts Midwest and APAP conferences. As founding board member for the Upper Peninsula Arts and Culture Alliance, Mary works to foster connections that support a more visible, valued, and sustainable arts industry throughout the U.P. region. Mary holds  a B.A. in Dance from Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Arts, and an M.B.A from  Michigan Technological University's School of Business and Economics.