WALTHAM, MA: Brandeis University has named Ellen de Graffenreid SVP for communications.
De Graffenreid will oversee media relations, government relations and public affairs, PR, advertising, web services, and publications. She will also work with the administration and faculty to develop communications programs.
Previously, de Graffenreid was director of communications and marketing at the University of North Carolina's Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
She also served as director of communications and marketing at the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, and as director of communications and donor relations at the Washington State University Foundation.
De Graffenreid also worked in several capacities for Hewlett-Packard, including market research, product development, marketing, and PR.