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Our Mission

The Office of Marketing and Communications provides strategic and creative leadership and support for the University of New England across all media and communications platforms. Our mission is to raise awareness for UNE, enhance the University’s reputation, facilitate operations, and foster community in alignment with institutional goals.

Our Teams

The teams within the Office of Marketing and Communications are cross-functional and highly collaborative. Team distinctions exist largely for organizational purposes. In reality, members of different teams work closely with one another, as most projects require expertise in a variety of areas.

All teams are supported by Vice President Ellen Beaulieu, who provides strategic direction to ensure our work aligns with and advances University priorities.

Art & Design 

The art and design team provides creative leadership across all media and communications platforms. This includes brand stewardship, design/print services, film production, and photography.

Our work: Brand compliance, print design, wall design, film production, photography

Contact: Marine Miller (

Digital Strategy

The digital strategy team oversees two community platforms, the main UNE website and a forthcoming WordPress service for faculty and professional staff. Our expertise includes both technical direction for our platforms and content strategy oversight, ensuring that our site adheres to best practices relating to accessibility, design, and navigation.

Our work: UNE website, WordPress sites, daily community notices

Contact: Hilary Babbitt (


The marketing team produces priority brand marketing and advertising programs that increase awareness and understanding of the University among key audiences. The team is also available to consult University staff on high-priority, department-based marketing projects that support the strategic plan.

Our work: Print, digital, and TV/radio advertisements; social media; UNE Magazine

Contact: Sean Fitzpatrick (

Public Relations

The public relations team handles public affairs and media relations efforts for UNE. This includes sending out press releases, pitching stories to news media, and writing stories for the UNE website. The PR team also handles internal communications and crisis communications, as well as the university’s audio visual services.

Our work: Press releases, media pitches, web stories, UNE Community messages, A/V services

Contact: Sarah Delage (




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