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JeanMarie Garofolo De Sa

Coordinator of Curriculum and Assessment

JeanMarie works closely with the Associate Provost Gregory Taylor on curricular revisions and new program proposals as well as accreditation and institutional effectiveness. She values breaking down silos and working with faculty and staff in order to build a more collaborative culture of assessment.

She is a proud alum of Purchase College, and graduate of the Vocal Performance Program. She went on to receive her Masters in Vocal Performance from The Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. Prior to working in higher education, she traveled around the world and performed as an award-winning opera singer.

In her previous position at Purchase, she worked as the Assistant to the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and was an active member of the Professional Staff Council, chairing the Professional Development Committee for three years where she worked to implement the first staff mentoring program, as well as the first Professional Staff Development Conference. She also served as a mentor for current Purchase College students in the Success Fellows program. 

735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase NY 10577


MM, Chicago College of the Performing Arts, Roosevelt University
BM, State University of New York Purchase College 

Awards & Honors

2017 Purchase College Professional Staff Council Rising Star Award, in recognition of Excellence in Professional Service

Winner of the Leiderkrantz Vocal Competition, NYC

Winner of the Chicago NATS Vocal Competition

Winner of the Bel Canto Foundation Competition, Chicago, IL

Winner of the Jenny Lind Vocal Competition, Bridgeport, CT

Winner of the CASA Italia Vocal Competition, Chicago, IL