Marianella Q. Franklin

Marianella Q. Franklin
Chief Sustainability Officer

Franklin joined UTRGV’s legacy institution (UTPA) in 2003 to manage projects for Facilities, Planning, and Construction.  In 2009, she has founded the Office for Sustainability and now is the UTRGV Chief Sustainability Officer.  Under her leadership, UTRGV (and its legacy institution, UTPA) has forged forward in creating a sustainable development platform for the University and the region it serves, influencing partnerships nationally and globally.  Franklin has a Bachelor in Architecture from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico. Click to read a welcome letter from Mrs. Franklin.

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