Melissa  Econom
Melissa Econom, M.Ed.Marquette University

Schroeder Complex, 126B

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-4613

Academic Coordinator, Educational Policy and Leadership

Melissa Econom is the Academic Coordinator in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership in the College of Education. She earned a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her M.Ed. in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Marquette University.


Melissa’s strong commitment to student success is reflected in her work by supporting admissions and recruitment of prospective students, advising, academic records, graduate financial aid, web management and special events. Melissa is a 2021 - 2022 member of the Faculty Exploring Leadership Opportunities (FELOS) program. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of University Staff Senate, and is a committee representative on Innovation Council, Wellness Committee, and Diversity Advocates. Outside of Marquette, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, leading two Girl Scout troops, and serving on the Milwaukee River Keepers Marketing and Finance Committee.