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: Deb Guinan, director,, 292-4573

Media relations

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

Contact: Ben Johnson, director,, 292-9681

Strategic issues management

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 assistant vice president,, 292-2041