McCoy, Marilyn was born on March 18, 1948 in Providence. Daughter of James Francis and Eleanor (Regan) McCoy.
Bachelor in Economics cum laude, Smith College, l970;
Master in Public Policy, University of Michigan, l972.
Director National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, Boulder, Colorado, 1972-1980. Director planning and policy development University Colorado, 1981-1985. Vice president administration and planning Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1985.
Trustee JPMorgan Funds.
Board of directors Evanston Northwestern HealthCare, since 1988, Metropolitan Family Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago, since 1988, Mather Foundation, since 1995. Member American Association for Higher Education, Society for College and University Planning (president, vice president, secretary, board directors since 1980), Association for Institutional Research (president, vice president, Executive Committee, publications board 1978-1987), Chicago Network (chairman 1992-1993), Chicago Economics Club.