Dr. Christine K. Wilkinson is the Senior Vice President and Secretary of the University; President and CEO of the ASU Alumni Association; and Managing Director, Trustees of ASU. Among her other administrative assignments, Dr. Wilkinson has served as the vice president of student affairs and the university’s interim athletic director on three separate occasions. She is a tenured faculty member in the Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation, Mary Lou Fulton Teacher College.
Current community engagement includes: past board chair for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona, serving on the Community Advisory Council for Wells Fargo Bank, Valley of the Sun United Way board, Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center board, and the Arizona Educational Foundation Advisory Board. She is a member of the Arizona Business Leadership Association, Arizona Women’s Forum, Charter 100, ASU Women & Philanthropy and East Valley Women.
In 2017, Dr. Wilkinson was inducted in to the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame as the first Living Legacy in education and received the Most Admired Leader Lifetime Achievement award from the Phoenix Business Journal. She has been selected Who’s Who in Business by the Arizona Republic, Tempe Business Woman of the Year by Tempe Chamber of Commerce, the Valley Leadership Woman of the Year, the CASE Crystal Apple Award, and received additional community awards for leadership and service. Her educational background includes: BA in Education with distinction from ASU, a MA in Education, Counseling Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, and a PhD in Higher Education Administration from ASU.