Rita Burrell

Rita is Manager for Graduate and Distance Education in the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University (MSU). In this role she manages the academic graduate programs in the college, including the nine distance programs. With more than 25 years experience in an academic setting, Rita has served Mississippi State University as Associate Director of Graduate Studies and Site Coordinator for AGEM. Professional affiliates include ASEE (professional interest divisions include CPD, Ethics, Graduate, International, Minorities, and Women), the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), and the National Association for Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA). A graduate of Mississippi State University, Rita holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Science in Information Technology. She is a member of Sigma Tau Delta (English Honorary Society) and the Zeta Psi Chapter of Phi Beta Delta (International Honorary Society), in which she currently serves as coordinator for MSU and chapter Treasurer.

Rita Burrell, Secretary (2010–2012)
Manager, Graduate and Distance Education
Mississippi State University
McCain Hall – Room 250
479-2 Hardy Rd., PO Box 9544
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: 662-325-5923
Fax: 662-325-8573