Communications

Office of the President

Shirley Knipfel
Assistant to the President
515-294-1781, sknipfel@iastate.edu

The assistant to the president is responsible for: 

  • Handling presidential appearance requests
  • Managing the president's schedule and travel
  • Serving as university transparency officer
  • Coordinating presidential and special events

To request the president's appearance, please thoroughly complete the request form at least 30 days prior to your event. 

Megan Landolt
Assistant to the President for Communications
515-294-1508, mlandolt@iastate.edu

The assistant to the president for communications is responsible for:

  • Producing speeches, presentations, internal and external correspondence, and other items of communication for the president
  • Overseeing all formal communications from the Office of the President
  • Managing the Office of the President website

Strategic Relations and Communications

Jacy Johnson
Associate Vice President for Strategic Relations and Communications
515-294-6137, jacyjohn@iastate.edu

Angie Hunt
Director, News Service
515-294-8986, amhunt@iastate.edu

Brian Meyer
Associate Director for Strategic Communications
515-294-0706, bmeyer@iastate.edu 

Strategic Relations and Communications provides an integrated approach to institutional communications, public relations and marketing.