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Dr. Marlene Tromp

Boise State University
Dr. Marlene Tromp is the 7th president of Boise State University. She is committed to supporting students and faculty, serving and advancing the state of Idaho, and helping the university foster research excellence to increase discovery for its students and the world. A first-generation college graduate, she holds degrees from Creighton, Wyoming and Florida and her scholarly work has focused on the Victorian Era. Before joining Boise State in July 2019, Dr. Tromp was the campus provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California at Santa Cruz, ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the 26th best public university in the country. Dr. Tromp previously was a college dean and vice provost at Arizona State University, which is routinely ranked the most innovative university in the country by the higher education leaders surveyed by U.S. News and World Report.