Dr. Christine K. Wilkinson is the Senior Vice
President and Secretary of the University. She also holds the
position of President and CEO of the ASU Alumni Association.
Prior to these appointments she served as the Vice President for
Student Affairs for 13 years. Among her other administrative
assignments, Dr. Wilkinson has served as the university’s
interim athletic director on three separate occasions. She is a
tenured faculty member in the Division of Educational Leadership &
Innovation, Mary Lou Fulton Teacher College.
Her current involvement in the community includes
serving on the Community Advisory Council for Wells Fargo Bank, Valley
of the Sun United Way Board, board chair for Big Brothers Big Sisters
of Central Arizona, the Arizona Educational Foundation Advisory Board,
US Airways Education Foundation Board and the Governance Committee for
the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. In addition, she is
a member of the Arizona Business Leadership Association, Arizona
Women’s Forum and ASU Women & Philanthropy.
She has received the University’s Award of
Merit, the Alumni Achievement Award, the CASE Crystal Apple Award,
named the Valley Leadership Woman of the Year, selected as one of
Arizona’s 48 Most Intriguing Women for the Arizona Centennial
Legacy Project, named City of Tempe Business Woman of the Year, and
received additional community awards for leadership and
service. Her educational background includes: Bachelor of
Arts in Education with distinction from ASU, a Master of Arts in
Education, Counseling Psychology from the University of California at
Berkeley, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education
Administration from ASU.