Zane Reif Zane Reif 

Director of Purdue Memorial Union and Roger C. Stewart Leadership & Professional Development Initiative

Zane Reif earned his BSBA in accounting and MBA from Colorado State University-Pueblo, his MS in student affairs in higher education from Colorado State University, and his PhD in higher education administration is from Texas Tech University. His dissertation, completed in 2014, took a qualitative inquiry at physical space within college unions and the impact it had on building community throughout campus.  

In his role, Zane oversees the Purdue Memorial Union, the Union Club Hotel, Leadership & Professional Development, Student Activities & Organizations and Hospitality Services. Prior to joining Purdue University in the fall of 2017, he served in various student union and student activities roles at Colorado State University-Pueblo, Colorado State University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Texas at El Paso, Texas Tech University, and most recently, the University of North Texas.

Zane is an active member of the Associations of College Unions International (ACUI) and National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS).   

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