Mary Rose Craycraft

Strategic Partnerships Director

Mary Rose Craycraft has been working in higher education innovation and transformation for over 15 years. She serves as the Director of Strategic Partnerships at, a company on a mission to increase access to high-quality education and reduce student debt. Mary Rose helps higher education leaders build pathways for students through leveraging technology. Before coming to Outlier Mary Rose led the student membership team at the Wall Street Journal working with higher ed leaders to help over a million students get access to credible news and information. Mary Rose earned her M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership from Mercer University, and B.A. from Saint Lawrence University. She is driven by her enthusiasm to improve higher education and increase access and affordability.