Alumni & Parent Programs

Catherine Healey '89

Joseph Irwin Sweeney Alumni Service Award, 2004

As a student, Kate Healey was an outstanding leader, named as one of the top ten outstanding women students of 1989. In addition to her demanding position as director of media and investor relations at Emmis Communications, Kate has served in multiple volunteer capacities in the Indianapolis community and for the university. Kate served as president of the Alumni Association board of directors, during which time she was the alumni appointee to the trustees. She worked on the extended presidential search and was instrumental in welcoming Dr. Fong to Butler. She regularly attends alumni and student events and continues to assist Butler with professional communication and marketing consulting. Prior to her position at Emmis, Kate served as the press secretary for Indianapolis Mayor Stephen Goldsmith from 1997-1999. She also worked at Butler as an assistant director in media relations. She was recognized in the Indianapolis Business Journal 's 40 Under 40 (class of 2001).

Updated 2004