The Communications Division is responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive communications strategies to reach multiple University audiences and constituencies.  The office also is responsible for media relations for the UNC President and UNC Board of Governors, editorial and communications support for the president, and oversight of selected publications and special projects.  The office acts a liaison between the President’s Office and communications officers for all UNC campuses and affiliates and various state agencies.

The Communications staff includes Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications; Dena Konkel, Director of New Media; and Aaron Hawkins, Digital Communications Manager. The staff works directly with the campuses through the UNC Communications Council.

Joni Worthington 
Vice President for Communications

Dena Konkel
Director of New Media

Aaron Hawkins
Digital Communications Manager