As director of communications, Michele oversees internal and external communications, content development and strategy, website content, social media, branding and marketing materials for the college. She also manages media relations and oversees press releases.
Vaughan graduated from the University of Arizona and left Tucson, moving to Colorado where she worked for Hewlett Packard in the storage division in several roles including Software Engineering Manager, Director of Business Operations and Finance and Chief of Staff to the Vice President. When her mother was diagnosed with Lewy Bodies dementia in 2015, Michele and her husband quit their jobs, sold their house, and moved back to Tucson to be with her mom.
Vaughan came back to the University of Arizona in 2018, this time as an employee in the department of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the College and Science and now in the Coit College of Pharmacy.
BS,University of Arizona
MBA, University of Denver