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Office of the Provost

Michelle Fastnacht


Executive Assistant to the Provost                               and Manager of Special Projects

Michelle joined the Merrimack College community in 1998. She was appointed Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs after serving in an administrative capacity in a number of campus offices including Human Resources, Marketing and Public Relations, Institutional Advancement, and the Office of the President.

She brings many years of top level administrative experience in support of the Provost, Vice Provosts, faculty, students and other constituencies with regard to academic policies and procedures, and in managing the day to day affairs of the office.

After raising a family of four children, three of whom are college graduates and one college student, she is working toward the completion of her own degree, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts with concentrations in Philosophy and Religious and Theological Studies, through Merrimack’s Office of Continuing, Graduate and Professional Studies.


 Email:                                                Office:    Austin Hall 204                                                                      Phone:    978-837-5114