Melissa Starace is associate vice president for alumni, annual fund and advancement services at the University of Scranton, where she is responsible for developing and leading an integrated program of alumni and parent relations, annual fund, events, and advancement services. Prior to Scranton, Melissa served as the director of alumni affairs at Northampton Community College.
Melissa currently serves on the CASE District II Board of Directors. She earned a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation, which focuses on community college alumni engagement efforts, received the 2013 CASE H.S. Warwick Research Award.