This directory lists those campus communicators who have primary responsibility for overseeing communications efforts in their area.

Note that all phone numbers are the last five digits. To call from off-campus, dial 574-63 before the digits in the list below.

Colleges and Schools

School of Architecture Mary Beth Zachariades Communications Program Director, Dean’s Office 1-5720
College of Arts and Letters Kate Garry Director, Communications and Marketing 1-4269
Mendoza College of Business Peter Ashley Newswriting Program Director, Dean’s Office 1-2627
College of Engineering Joanne Birdsell Director Communication & Mktg, Dean’s Office 1-7169
First Year of Studies Lisa Walenceus Comm & Info Specialist, Dean’s Office 1-6030
The Graduate School Evan Bryson Marketing and Communications Specialist, Dean’s Office 1-9395
School of Law Catherine Behan Director, Marketing Communications 1-0467
College of Science Marissa Runkle Gebhard Marketing and Communications Asst. Director, Dean’s Office 1-4465

Institutes, Centers, Academic Units

Center for Civil and Human Rights Kevin Fye Events & Programs Communications Manager 1-4425
Center for Social Concerns James (JP) Shortall Associate Director, Program and Resource Administration 1-3209
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Leigh Hayden Director External Relations, Performing Arts Administrative 1-2726
Eck Institute for Global Health Sarah Craig Communications Specialist 1-2665
Institute for Educational Initiatives Ricky Austin Coordinator of Communications 1-1621
Hesburgh Libraries Tara O’Leary Communications Program Director 1-1856
Institute for Global Development Joya Helmuth Outreach Associate 1-9753
Kellogg Institute Karen Clay Communications Manager 1-7118
Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies Margaret Lloyd Communication and Media Specialist 1-4637
Kroc Institute Joan Fallon Communications Program Director 1-8819
Medieval Institute Roberta Baranowski Associate Program Director 1-8304
Nanovic Institute Jennifer L. (Jenn) Lechtanski Communications Specialist 1-3548
Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Grant Osborn Communications Program Manager 1-6240


Athletics Department John Heisler Senior Associate AD, Media Relations 1-7516
Human Resources Scott Palmer HR Communication Program Mgr 1-9729
Notre Dame International Amanda Skofstad Communications Program Director 1-0398
Notre Dame Research Joanne D. Fahey Research Communications Program Director 1-9762
Office of Information Technologies Lenette Votava Marketing Professional, IT Administrative Services 1-6548
Office of the Provost Marie Blakey Executive Director of Academic Communications 1-1405
OPAC Andy Fuller Director of Strategic Content 1-8598
OPAC Elizabeth (Beth) Grisoli Multimedia Associate Director, Marcomm 1-5110
OPAC Liz Harter Social Media Program Manager 1-6027
OPAC Nick Johnson Executive Director, Strategic Communications 1-1159
OPAC Timothy Legge Director of Print, MarComm 1-4636
OPAC Sue Lister Director, Public Relations 1-7916
OPAC Erik Runyon Director of Web Communications, MarComm 1-1333
Office of Student Affairs Ann Hastings Senior Communications Specialist 1-1377
Office of Undergraduate Admissions Joyce Lantz Communications Program Director 1-7505
University Relations: Alumni Bill Gangluff Marketing Program Director, Alumni Association 1-2474
University Relations: Development Jim Small Senior Director, Marketing Communications 1-7510
University Relations: Development Katherine Lane Director, Development—Stewardship 1-9785