New Senior Vice President for Communications Appointed

Dec. 20, 2012

Dear All:

I am pleased to inform you that Ellen de Graffenreid has been appointed senior vice president for communications, effective Feb. 1.

Ellen is an integrated communications and marketing leader with deep experience in higher education and the high technology sector. Prior to joining Brandeis, she was director of communications and marketing at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

In her new role at Brandeis, Ellen will oversee all university communications initiatives, including media relations, government relations and public affairs, public relations, advertising, Web services and publications. She will report directly to me.

For more information, please see the story on BrandeisNow.

Best regards,