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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March 14, 2023
Director of University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab awarded $250,000 grant for research into redlining

Rob Nelson, director of the Digital Scholarship Lab, is quoted about this new grant-funded research.

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March 14, 2023
Slavery and war are tightly connected – but we had no idea just how much until we crunched the data

Political science professor Monti Datta, an expert on modern day slavery and human trafficking, coauthored this piece.

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March 13, 2023
Trump-appointed judge limits information on medication abortion lawsuit
Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.
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March 10, 2023
University of Richmond Names New Dean of Admissions

Stephanie Dupaul, vice president for enrollment management, is quoted in this article about Melissa Falk, UR’s new associate vice president and dean of admission.