University Communications

Whether we are celebrating triumphs, building community, or increasing visibility through national media placements, the communications team serves as the university's hub for accurate and timely news and information. Our specialties include:

  • Media relations
  • Leadership messaging and strategy
  • Faculty experts training/placement
  • Internal communications
    • InsideUVM
  • Social media
    • Monitoring
    • Analytics

Contact: Adam White, (802) 656-5598 or

UVM Studios

We are the creative team focused on telling UVM's distinctive, relevant, and engaging stories of student success, research excellence, and engagement with Vermont via digital, print, and broadcast channels. We curate UVM.EDU and publish UVM Magazine and other peiodicals to engage key stakeholders. Our areas of focus include:

  • UVM Magazine
  • Newletters
    • Research Matters
    • Success Matters
    • Vermont Matters
  • Editorial
  • Design
  • Video
  • Photography

Contact: Barbara Walls, Managing Creative Director,

University Marketing

We are a small but mighty team creating authentic, consistent, and value-driven campaigns for prospective students and other UVM stakeholders. At the core of our messaging are our institutional strategic imperatives of student sucess, excellence in research, and service to Vermont. We also feature the key themes of innovation and entrepreneurship, career readiness, and global engagement. Our areas of expertise:

  • Brand management
  • Marketing campaigns, for:
    • Undergraduate students and families
    • Graduate students
    • Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) students
  • Management of vendor partners
    • Digital advertising
    • Market research
    • Freelance copy writers and designers

Contact: Greg Farnham,

Academic and Administrative Communications

Aligning a supportive network of communications and marketing professionals across the institution, we increase and sustain UVM's brand consistency and messaging while amplifying compelling and unique stories of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni. We collaborate, establish best practices, increase productivity, identify professional development opportunities, and capitalize on enterprise-wide technology solutions. We offer support for:

  • Recruitment, on-boarding, training
  • Individual goals/performance evaluations
  • Communications plans
  • Unit-based content amplification
  • Alignment of messaging with strategic imperatives and editorial calendars

Contact:  Rebecca Stazi,