Burmaster currently serves as president of Nicolet College in Rhinelander. She took that position in 2009 after serving eight years as head of the state Department of Public Instruction.
The other two finalists for the Edgewood job are Scott Flanagan and Robert Pastoor.
Flanagan is executive vice president at Edgewood currently where he oversees admissions, athletics, financial aid, marketing and communication. He has worked at Edgewood for 13 years.
Pastoor is vice president for student life at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. He has been there since 2010.
Edgewood is a private Catholic college with about 3,000 students.