The Office of Communications advances the College of Law's mission and strategic vision through the design, development and implementation of strategic communications that inform, educate and gain support for the college.

The office provides public relations, marketing, publications, Web design, development and content management, social networking and other media support. Staff members work collaboratively with the college to build its brand locally and nationally through public relations, marketing and publications for events, admissions and alumni relations.


Digital Slides

Digital signs are displayed throughout 85 Park Place on the small directory kiosks and on the 55-inch screens behind the security desk on the first floor. If you need additional event publicity, choose that option on the request form.

All digital signage requests must be submitted a minimum of two weeks prior to your event.

  • Before submitting your request for a digital slide, you will need to complete a room/event request.
  • Submit a communications request and include the time, date and location and any other pertinent details (speakers, food provided).
  • Once the slide is created, you are allowed two rounds of edits to ensure accuracy.
Student eNewsletters

The communications office facilitates the sending of the weekly Office of the Associate Deans eNewsletters to students every Tuesday.

Each entry should be cleared through the appropriate associate dean (academic affairs through Dean Sobelson; student affairs through Dean Timmons and library issues through Dean Niedringhaus.

The deadline for submissions is 3 p.m. each Monday.

  • To submit an item use the Student Newsletter Submission Form.
  • Include all pertinent details such as time, date, place and speakers and whether food will be served.
  • Include the best issue date to run your announcement.
Media Relations

The communications office works with various local reporters. We also work with the university's central team to reach the national media. If you have a story idea, we want to hear from you.

Event Publicity
  • You will need to complete a room/event request.
  • Submit a communications request 8 to 12 weeks ahead of your event.
  • Consider whether you need
    • digital slides or posters,
    • invitations and/or other collateral, such as programs, social media and news releases.
  • Should your event be in the eNewsletter, see the Student eNewsletter section and confer with the associate deans prior to submission.
Website Updates

The communications team can help with these updates:

Departments are responsible for updating their own pages on InsideLaw.


The communications team will schedule an appointment to discuss your project and help determine what would best serve your needs and timeline.

The Communications Team

Wendy R. Cromwell
Director of Communications
Room 417

Jaya Franklin
Assistant Director of Communications
Room 418

Stacey Evans
Managing Editor/Media Relations
Room 419