Melinda Burke is the vice president of alumni relations and president of the Alumni Association.
She leads the Alumni Association in engaging and connecting alumni to the University of Arizona and celebrates a strong community of alumni and friends.
Burke collaborates with UA colleges and campus partners to align the Alumni Association and University's mission of serving UA graduates and connecting constituents through communications, career networking, and alumni outreach.
As a liaison to the association's board of directors — composed of a diverse group of alumni volunteers from around the country — she listens carefully to alumni needs and serves to strengthen alumni networks regionally and nationally.
Burke earned a bachelor's of science degree from the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, majoring in textiles and clothing, and a master's of science degree from the UA graduate college.
Follow Melinda on Twitter: @UAAlumniPres