Vice President for University Communications

President Michael Schill has launched a national search for a new Vice President for University Communications. Reporting to the University President, the Vice President for University Communications will serve as the chief communications officer for the university, leading and managing internal and external communications and marketing strategy, execution, and evaluation. The vice president will provide strategic vision and leadership in the creation and implementation of a comprehensive, innovative communications and marketing program that highlights the university’s academic strengths and research, demonstrates its commitment to creating an inclusive environment, and fosters relationships with university constituents and external constituents and audiences.

Application Process

The application and position description are available on the Human Resources website.

See position description

Search Committee

Juan‐Carlos Molleda (chair), Dean, School of Journalism and Communication
Mike Andreasen, Vice President for Advancement
David Austin, Director of Communications, Office of the Provost
Marcilynn Burke, Dean, Law School
Donna Davis, Associate Professor, Strategic Communications, School of Journalism and Communication
Tonya Dressel, UO alumna, School of Journalism and Communication Advisory Council, UO Foundation Trustee
Nico Larco, Professor of Architecture, College of Design
Jim Murez, Public Information Representative, University Communications
Lauren Stanfield, Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing, Student Services and Enrollment Management
Greg Stripp, Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the President
Roger Thompson, Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management
Jennifer Winters, Assistant Vice President for Content Strategy, University Communications
Harry Wonham, Professor of English, Divisional Dean of Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences

Search Advocate: Teri Rowe, Finance and Administration Manager, Economics and Sociology Departments, College of Arts and Sciences

Search Administrator: Kristyn Elton, Senior Assistant to the President, Office of the President

Search Updates and Documents