Vice Chancellor, University Advancement - Megan Olson
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
Megan Olson is vice chancellor for University Advancement at UAA, a position she has held since 2007 (interim appointment in 2007, permanent appointment in 2008). Prior to holding this position, Olson was UAA’s assistant vice chancellor for University Relations. Born in New York City, Olson spent her early career working there at public relations agencies large and small, working primarily with clients in the travel & tourism and home furnishings sectors. She landed in Alaska in 2001 “for the summer” and soon afterwards began working at Northwest Strategies, an Anchorage Public Relations and Advertising agency. Olson joined UAA in 2004, married Brad, a nearly lifelong Alaskan, in 2005. They now have three young children.