Kristin Gilger is
an associate dean of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and
Mass Communication, soon to be based at the new downtown campus.
Before taking her current job this year, Gilger taught various
reporting classes and had been the director of student media since
have grown to know her well, but few know about her
nontraditional family life. Gilger, mother of three now-grown children,
has been the familyís sole breadwinner since she and her husband,
Gary, gave birth to their second child more than two decades ago.
The Gilgers relocated many times as Kristinís career required,
including to what could be their final stop ó the Valley of the
Sun — as Kristin takes a lead role in the Cronkite schoolís