Associate Vice President for Advancement
Office: Irvine, 3rd Floor
Year appointed: 2005
Hub Burton brings more than 20 years of communications, marketing and public relations experience to the Office of Alumni Relations. As an information specialist and assistant news director at the University of Maine and as associate vice president for communications and marketing at Ohio University, he has developed and implemented significant outreach campaigns to alumni, prospective students, the media and community audiences. His programs have included the development of print publications, web sites, radio and television productions, sports networks and broadcasts, media relations and satellite communications.
Prior to entering higher education, Hub pursued a sportscasting career in Arizona, North Carolina and Massachusetts covering everything from the Final Four to the World Series, Super Bowl and Stanley Cup Playoffs. A 1976 graduate of the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in Radio-TV production, Hub completed his master’s in journalism at Ohio University in 2001.
His outside interests include the activities of his twin son and daughter as well as journalism history. Hub and his wife, Kelli, reside in Pickerington.