University Relations

Public Relations

The Public Relations team tells the stories of the people, the work, and the value that the University of Minnesota delivers to the state, its economy, and its residents. We work with internal and external partners to communicate through the media and other venues.

What we do:

For more information about Public Relations, contact Chuck Tombarge at 612-624-5551 or To reach the News Service, call 612-624-5551.

Resources and Services

University News Service


Resources for Internal Communications

Strategic Communications Consulting and Initiatives

University Relations has dedicated staff to identify, develop, and implement communications strategies in support of major presidential and broad University initiatives. Working with senior leadership, deans, faculty, and staff from across the University, this team leads the development and execution of strategic communication plans, communications assessments, and provides expert consultation on a variety of communications needs.

For more information contact Ann Freeman