Service to Penn State
Mary O’Neill Marsh ’69 Law Enforcement and Corrections, is a retired Senior Deputy Chief U.S. Probation Officer with nearly 30 years of service in the federal court system. In 1969, Mary was one of the first three graduates of Penn State’s then-newly formed Law Enforcement and Corrections Program.
A long-time supporter of the Department of Sociology and Criminology, Mary is a founding member of the department’s Board of Visitors. She serves as a mentor to faculty, staff, and students; she has also established a student enhancement fund and co-funded an undergraduate scholarship in criminology. More recently, Mary made the lead gift to create a scholarship honoring the life and service of Trooper Bryon Dickson III.
Mary is a Liberal Arts Leader and a member of the Mount Nittany Society.