Director, Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning - Michelle Bartlett
University of Alaska Fairbanks
216 Eielson Building
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775
Bartlett brings 30 years of experience in creating, organizing, designing and marketing postsecondary educational programs to the position.
Bartlett began her career at UAF in 1974 as coordinator of a child welfare training grant with the psychology and sociology department. She's held a number of other positions with UAF and the University of Alaska statewide system including director of the statewide Elderhostel program and dean of continuing education with what was then known as the Tanana Valley Community College. For the past 13 years, Bartlett has owned and managed Maiden Alaska, a company that designs, develops and conducts comprehensive study tours of Alaska and Canada for non-profit educational institutions.
In 2003, UAF Summer Sessions offered more than 300 courses through a combination of three, six and 12-week sessions, ranging from single-credit weekend courses to six-credit graduate-level seminars.