Marilynn Knall

Marilynn Knall

Associate Director, Academic

(313) 577-4436

Marilynn Knall


Marilynn Knall has worked at Wayne State University, School of Social Work since 1990. She served on the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Advisory Board 2013 – 2015.



Ms. Knall directs the New Faculty Orientation and Training Program for all new full-time and part-time members of the faculty (PTF). She oversees the issuance and maintenance of Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs). Plans, develops, directs and monitors the organization and posting of the School of Social Work class schedules. Serves on the C&I Committee as the Assigned Committee Staff. Ms. Knall manages all official records and documentation of academic policies, policy revisions, curriculum changes and academic procedures for the SSW. She is Co-Chair for the School’s Student Academic Review Committee – and serves as information officer for students’ rights in requesting grade appeals, reinstatement requests and terminations. She is responsible for placement and maintenance of PTFs in teaching pools, teaching ranks, salaries, and annual records of assigned courses. Ms. Knall works closely with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Dean on academic matters where she assists in the pursuit of excellence in teaching and service to students. She serves on the Dean’s Leadership Council.

Degrees and Certifications

  • M.S.W., Wayne State University
  • Limited License Master Social Worker
  • Post Graduate Certificate Gerontology, Wayne State University
  • MIS Gerontology Focus, Wayne State University
  • Post Bachelor Certificate Service Learning, Wayne State University
  • B.S. in Management Information Systems, Wayne State University

Office Location

5447 Woodward Avenue, Rm 261