Faculty Biography



Burke, Dale  D. Min.

University Chaplain
Assistant Professor, Communication

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Communication
Office: MP 408, 1188 Fort Street Mall
Office Phone Number: 808.544.9394
Fax: 808.544.1424
E-mail: dburke@hpu.edu
Fall 2015 Office Hours: Tues/Thurs 1:00 - 2:00 pm;
       Wed 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; and by appointment

D.Min. - Ancilla Domini College (Graduate Theological Foundation)
M.Div. - Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

Reverend Dale Burke is the University Chaplain and a professor in the College of Communication.  Burke, who joined the Hawaii Pacific University faculty in 1994, teaches Introduction to Communication Skills, Public Speaking and Non-verbal Communication.

Outside of the classroom, Burke is very involved with the Special Olympics of Hawaii as a coach for swimming, basketball, bowling and soccer.  In 2003 he was chosen to serve as a swim coach for Team USA at the Special Olympics World Games in Dublin, Ireland.

Burke's personal hobbies include tennis, handball, surfing, and riding his motorcycle.