Our mission includes promoting and extending Ohio State's position as a national flagship public research university — deepening awareness, understanding and engagement relating to the Time and Change strategic plan.

Expertise within University Communications includes:

Executive communications

Coordinates and develops messaging and communications supporting President Johnson and the Office of the President.

Contact: Kristen Convery, interim director,, 247-8346

Media relations

Enhances the reputation and visibility of the university through its work with local, regional, national and international media.

Contact: Ben Johnson, senior director,, 292-9681

Public affairs

Provides oversight and direction for university issues of reputational significance to create integrated communications strategies and positive approaches to promoting institutional goals and objectives.

Contact: Lindsay Komlanc, senior associate vice president,, 292-2041