Faculty Biography


Burke, Dale D.Min.
University Chaplain
BA COM Program Chair
Assistant Professor

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Office: 1188 Fort Street Mall, MP-408, Honolulu, HI 96813
Office Phone Number: (808) 544-9394
Fax: (808) 544-1424
E-mail: dburke@hpu.edu
Fall 2014 Office Hours: TR 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 - 2:00 pm; W 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.