University Communications

Telling the Richmond Story

University Communications builds and protects the University of Richmond brand, with particular focus on improving awareness of the University, increasing our national reputation, and effectively engaging our most important constituencies.

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Our Charge & Work

From earned media to advertising, digital strategy to flagship publications, we build and deploy a strategic and multifaceted suite of tools and channels to achieve institutional communications, marketing, and public relations objectives.

Brand Center

Consistent branding in higher education is crucial for increasing awareness, influencing perceptions, attracting the best and brightest, elevating our distinctive story, and communicating our mission to the world.
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Team & Resources

We are a team of artists, writers, strategists, and creators who bring the University of Richmond’s brand to life and support the University’s strategic goals — working collaboratively in-house and with communicators across the University.

Richmond in the Media

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August 9, 2022
Tight Senate calendar could complicate chances of filling district judge openings
Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.
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August 9, 2022
I no longer grade my students' work - and I wish I had stopped sooner

English professor Libby Gruner authored this piece, which first appeared in The Conversation in March.

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August 8, 2022
Christopher von Rueden: Leadership and Hierarchy from an Evolutionary Perspective
Leadership studies professor Chris von Rueden is featured in this podcast.
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August 8, 2022
Advocates raise concerns over Hanover School Board's proposed transgender policy as legal expert sees 'lawful' plan

Law professor Jack Preis is interviewed.