INDIANAPOLIS — Monique Ware has been promoted to director of financial aid at Marian University. She previously served as associate director of financial aid for Marian, a position she had held since 2013.
In her new role, Ware will be responsible for managing and coordinating duties for the administration of federal, state, and institutional grants, scholarships, and loans. She will also manage the day-to-day operations of the Office of Financial Aid.
“Marian has been a place where I have been fortunate to develop and grow in my career and faith,” Ware said. “I am grateful for this new opportunity and I know it is a huge responsibility, but one that I take very seriously. I understand the impact financial aid has for prospective students in helping to make that big decision on where to attend college. It is rewarding to know that the Office of Financial Aid plays a vital role in helping students attend Marian University.”
Ware began her career at Marian in 2008 as Assistant Director of Adult Financial Services. She also served as an assistant jumps coach for Marian’s intercollegiate track and field team for six seasons.
Ware earned a B.S. in business management with a concentration in human resources from Marian University. She also holds a M.S. in management with a specialization in human resources from Indiana Wesleyan University.
About Marian University Indianapolis
Founded in 1937, Marian University is the only Catholic university in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Midwestern rankings to be named #10 Most Innovative Regional University, #24 Best Value University, and #38 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national championships.