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Strategic Planning

University Strategic Communications provides public relations counsel to faculty and staff across the university. Our goal is to help you advance projects that drive student success, research excellence and other institutional priorities.

We encourage you to develop a multi-channel approach to promote your college, department, program or event. Our team of experts provides counsel in strategic messaging, media relations planning, issues management and crisis communications, publications planning, social media best practices and internal communication.


Joe Izbrand
Chief Communications Officer/ AVP of Strategic Communications & External Relations
Issues management, strategic messaging and institutional statements

Christi Fish
Senior Executive Director of University Communications
Issues management, strategic messaging, media relations strategy and social media strategy

Margaret Lamar
Managing Editor
Internal communication and publications strategy