News Media Relations Policy Statement
The senior director for Marketing and Communication serves as the official University spokesperson and conveys the official university position on issues of general university-wide impact or significance, or situations that are of a particularly controversial or sensitive nature. Inquiries from the media about such issues should be referred to the senior director for Marketing and Communication via phone or online submission of the News Media Contact Form.
Depending on the specific circumstances, the president or the senior director for Marketing and Communication may designate another university administrator to serve as spokesperson on a particular issue.
The Office of Marketing and Communication coordinates marketing and communications at Alcorn, working with stakeholders across the university. The Office ensures that all Alcorn communications serve the university's mission and goals.
Marketing and Communication helps build Alcorn's positive image by highlighting university achievements, communicating important messages and connecting journalists to Alcorn experts. The Office of Marketing and Communication is the point of contact for print, broadcast and online media outlets reporting on the university.