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Patrick Gibbons, who leads communications for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, is slated to move to the University of Notre Dame as executive director of academic communications next month.
The Agency, a communication firm affiliated with the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications staffed by students, visited 15 New York PR and advertising agencies earlier this month. (1 reader comment)
Scottie Rodgers, who led sports communications for the Ivy League, has moved to Tulane University as associate athletic director for strategic communications.
Yeshiva University, responding to the March faculty vote of “No confidence” in president Richard Joel, said it is working on deficit reduction but needs the help of faculty. Yeshiva critic Steven Weiss of TakePart puts spotlight on high college costs.
Yeshiva University, hit with a steep decline in assets, is charged with failing to communicate adequately with faculty and students.
Elizabeth Stauderman, chief communications officer for Yale University, is departing for the top communications role at the Univ. of Rochester, following a search by the upstate New York institution.
Angela Ambrosini, creative/marketing director for the American Camp Association, has been named director of NYU's School of Professional Studies Strategic Communication, Marketing and Media Management programs.
Larry Hincker, the associate VP for university relations who helped "brand" Virginia Tech and led the institution's PR through a 2007 campus shooting, will retire this year after 25 years in Blacksburg.
The University of Colorado's Leeds School of Business has handed a $100K marketing and communications pact to Eduvantis, the Chicago-based education sector marketing firm of PR vet Tim Westerbeck.
Brown University has kicked off a search for a VP of public affairs and university relations as current VP Marisa Quinn is slated to move into a new role at the Ivy League institution's Watson Institute for International Studies.
Jerry Lewis, who held top communications posts at the Univ. of Texas at Arlington and Univ. of Miami, is transferring to Emory University in Atlanta to lead communications and public affairs.
Harlan Teller has taken a leave of absence from his top strategic communications slot at FTI Consulting to lead marketing and communications for Northern Illinois University for the next two years.
The appointment of Paula Payton as director of Strategic Communication, Marketing and Media Mgmt. programs at New York University, a title that drops "PR" although there is still an M.S. in PR and corp. comms., may herald a new era in this section of NYU.