Marion Bell: CGS Associate Director

Marion L. Bell, GSE’66, former associate director of the College of General Studies (CGS), died on March 11 in Walnut Creek, California. She was 88 years old.

Dr. Bell obtained her MA in history in 1968 and her PhD in 1974, both from Temple. She held teaching positions at several colleges and served as a general administrator for the National Institute on the Holocaust before coming to Penn in 1980 to serve as the assistant director for Special Programs. In 1985, she became the associate director of CGS (now LPS), where she remained until her retirement in 1996.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Bell (GSE’92) and grandson, Alex.