Office for University Relations

Chicago News Bureau
Springfield Campus Relations
Urbana Public Affairs




108 Henry Admin. Bldg.
506 S. Wright St., MC-370
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: (217) 333-6400
Fax: (217) 333-5733

414 Administrative Ofc. Bldg.
1737 W. Polk St., MC-971
Chicago, IL 60612
Tel: (312) 996-3772
Fax: (312) 996-1836

University Administration
Communications Committee (UACC)

UACC is comprised of communications staff who meet to advance the goals of university administration (UA). The group:

  • Discusses best practices, tools, and resources with other communications staff from across UA units
  • Assists in information flow to UA units and as a collection point for input from UA units on initiatives and proposals by University Relations
  • Serves as sounding board and provide input to Executive Director as requested


Current members are:

  • Hardy, Tom, OUR (chair)
  • Foran, Ellen: Board of Trustees
  • Green, Michelle: Springfield Marketing (rotating representation from campuses)
  • Grussing, Courtney: VP Research
  • Hudak-David, Ginny:  OUR
  • Karpman, Teri: VP Academic Affairs and U of I Online
  • Mallen, Cayce: VP Health Affairs
  • Rolf, Traci: Ethics Office
  • Walton, Marietta: CFO office and OBFS communications