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Vice President of University Relations & Chief Strategy, Planning and Budget Officer - Michelle Rizk
Phone: 907.450.8187 Fax: 907.450.8181

University Relations
University of Alaska
910 Yukon Drive, Ste 202
Fairbanks, AK 99775

Michelle Rizk was appointed vice president of university relations in December 2015. Michelle previously served as associate vice president of budget for the university from 2006 to 2015. Since joining UA in 1998, she has also served in several other roles in Human Resources, the Office of Information Technology and at the UA Museum of the North. 

Michelle came to Alaska in 1982 when her father was transferred with the United States Air Force. She grew up in North Pole and is a 1997 graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) where she received a bachelor’s degree in international business and Spanish. She later completed her master's of business administration at UAF. In 2013 she was recognized as one of the Alaska Journal of Commerce's "Top Forty under 40" recipients. Michelle and her husband Anthony have two sons, Kobe and Drew. She enjoys running in her free time.

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