Director of University Relations
Michelle Renfrew was appointed director of university relations by UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers in 2011. Renfrew leads UAF's public relations, marketing, brand management, issues management, social media and communications activities. Renfrew is an alumna of UAF, having earned her bachelor's degree in psychology in 1998. She earned a master's degree in education from Western Oregon University in 2002. She went on to earn accreditation in public relations from the Public Relations Society of America, joining a small number of accredited practitioners in Alaska. Renfrew has earned national recognition for her work on behalf of UAF. In 2017, she served as co-chair of UAF's centennial celebration and as president of the PRSA-Alaska Chapter.