Vice President for CommunicationsMatt Kurz was named vice president for communications at Illinois Wesleyan in 2006, after severing as associate vice president for university relations at Western Michigan University. He began his communications career at Leo Burnett and J. Walter Thompson advertising agencies in Chicago.
Kurz provides leadership for communications from the President's Office, Board of Trustees, and the Advancement and Admissions offices. He directs Illinois Wesleyan's identity and visibility programs, serves as the University spokesperson and manages crisis communications. Kurz is a member of the President's Cabinet, Strategic Planning and Budgeting Committee, Advancement Working Group, Web Advisory Group and provided communications leadership for the Transforming Lives campaign.
Contact: (309) 556- 3203 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director for Electronic CommunicationsAnn Aubry is responsible for content on the University website and social media channels. She produces electronic newsletters for internal and external audiences and manages the University's internal e-communications.
Aubry joined Illinois Wesleyan in 2002.
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Web DesignerRobert "Trey" Frank redesigned the University website as an art major at Illinois Wesleyan and immediately began working for the Office of Communications after graduating in May 2014. As web designer, he assists departments in creating and updating their web pages, performs some photography duties and assists with graphic design on special projects.
Contact: (309) 556-3903 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director for CommunicationsKim Hill directs media relations and news for the University, and assists with content on the University website and communications for the offices of Alumni and Advancement. She also handles special writing projects for campus clients and contributes articles to the Illinois Wesleyan University Magazine.
Contact: (309) 556- 3960 — email@example.com
Editor, Illinois Wesleyan University MagazineTim Obermiller joined Illinois Wesleyan as editor of Illinois Wesleyan University Magazine in 1997.
Under his editorship, the magazine has won Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) regional awards for most improved periodical (2005) and best institutional/alumni magazine (2006).
Contact: (309) 556-3183 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Director for Sports InformationA 1976 Illinois Wesleyan graduate, Stew Salowitz has been the school's Sports Information Director since November 1988.
He manages all publicity, media relations, news and online information for IWU's 22 varsity sports.
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Director of Publications, Printing and Mailing ServicesSusan Sombeck oversees the University's publications, printing and copying, graphic design and mailing services.
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Video Production SpecialistAmy Young creates videos for prospective students to learn more about our campus community, faculty, academic programs, the arts, study abroad, scholarship opportunities, etc. She also makes campaign-related videos that help to explain key priorities and thank donors. Video requests should be directed to Matt Kurz or Ann Aubry.
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|Grant Brougher||Press Operator||(309) 556-3087|
|M. Eric Gordon||Mailing Service Coordinator||(309) 556-3086|
|Carrie Hymer||Graphic Designer||(309) 556-3712|
|Tim McMullen||Press Operator||(309) 556-3087|
|Paul McNamara||Graphic Designer||(309) 556-3798|
|Mose Mowery||Press Operator||(309) 556-3087|
|Gary Schwartz||Graphic and Magazine Designer||(309) 556-3522|
|Pamela Taylor||Mailing Services Assistant||(309) 556-1035|
|Kathy Thilmany||Office Coordinator II||(309) 556-3181|