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Student advocate, model mentor

Furman University Vice President of Finance and Administration Mary Lou Merkt

In Business Officer magazine, Mary Lou Merkt speaks with Marta Perez Drake about both sides of the mentor/mentee relationship, her role with Furman as vice president of finance and administration, the importance of student engagement, and her plans as chair of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). In a sidebar article, “Tapping Talent, Amplifying Abilities” several mentees in higher education credit Merkt for her eagerness to inspire, motivate, and lead. Furman staff and alumni also weigh in with accolades.

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