Kathy Burke enters her 30th year at the University of Rhode Island in 2016, having begun at URI in February 1986. She has been working in the Athletics Department since January 2000, first as an Administrative Assistant in the Associate Director's office and currently as an Executive Assistant to the Athletic Director.
Prior to coming to the University, Burke was employed as a Senior Academic Secretary in the Mathematics Department at Brown University from 1980-1986. She previously studied Business Administration at the Community College of Rhode Island.
In her spare time, Burke enjoys reading, baking and spending time with her family. She resides in Richmond, R.I. with her two sons, Patrick and John.