Welcome to the School of Communication.

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General Contact

School of Communication
Illinois State University
Campus Box 4480
Normal, IL 61790-4480
Phone: (309) 438-3671
Fax: (309) 438-3048
Office: Fell Hall 434

Department Staff

Administrative Clerks

Administrative Clerk Patty Franz

Patty Franz
Office: Fell Hall 434
Phone: (309) 438-5898

Administrative Clerk Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor
Office: Fell Hall 434
Phone: (309) 438-3673

Office Manager Denise Thomas

Office Manager
Denise Thomas
Office: Fell Hall 434
Phone: (309) 438-3645

Executive Director Dr. Stephen Hunt

Executive Director
Dr. Stephen Hunt
Office: Fell Hall 432
Phone: (309) 438-7279

Associate Director Dr. Pete Smudde

Associate Director Dr. Pete Smudde
Office: Fell Hall 449
Phone:(309) 438-7339

Advising

Coordinator of Advisement

Coordinator of Advisement Elizabeth Chupp

Elizabeth Chupp
Office: Fell Hall 442
Phone: (309) 438-7080

Technical Staff

School of Communication IT Nathan Carpenter

School of Communication IT
Nathan Carpenter
Specialist, Computer Support

Office: Fell Hall 048B
Phone: (309) 438-5368

Broadcasting Engineers

Broadcasting Engineer Mark Hill

Mark Hill
- at WGLT and WZND

Office: Old Union 103
Phone: (309) 438-2650

Broadcasting Engineer Robert Whalen

Robert Whalen
- at TV-10

Office: Fell Hall 080
Phone: (309) 438-7930

Broadcasting Engineer James Sallen

James Sallen
- at TV-10

Office: Fell Hall 080
Phone: (309) 438-7930

Program Coordinators

Coordinator of Comm Studies Program Dr. Lance Lippert

Coordinator of Comm Studies Program
Dr. Lance Lippert
Office:Fell Hall 464
Phone: (309) 438-7329

Coordinator of Journalism Program Dr. John Huxford

Coordinator of Journalism Program
Dr. John Huxford
Office:Fell Hall 406
Phone: (309) 438-8953

Coordinator of Mass Media Program Dr. Maria Moore

Coordinator of Mass Media Program
Dr. Maria Moore
Office:Fell Hall 430
Phone: (309) 438-3298

Coordinator of Public Relations Program Dr. Pete Smudde

Coordinator of Public Relations Program
Dr. Pete Smudde
Office: Fell Hall 430
Phone: (309) 438-7339

Director of Graduate Studies Dr. Kevin Meyer

Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Kevin Meyer
Office: Fell Hall 426
Phone: (309) 438-3277

Director of Forensics Megan Koch

Director of Forensics
Megan Koch
Phone: (309) 438-8447

Coordinator of Com110 Dr. Cheri Simonds

Coordinator of Com110
Dr. Cheri Simonds
Office: Fell Hall 454
Phone: (309) 438-3298

Coordinator of Teacher Education Program Anna Wright

Coordinator of Teacher Education Program
Anna Wright
Office: Fell Hall 402
Phone: (309) 438-2872

General Manager of WGLT R.C. McBride

General Manager of WGLT
R.C. McBride
Phone: (309) 438-2713

Managing Director of The Vidette John Plevka

Managing Director of The Vidette
John Plevka
Office: Vidette Building
Phone: (309) 438-7688

Managing Director of WZND Steve Suess

Managing Director of WZND
Steve Suess
Office: Fell Hall 007
Phone: (309) 438-5493

Managing Director of TV-10 Laura Trendle Polus

Managing Director of TV-10
Laura Trendle Polus
Office: Fell Hall 025C
Phone: (309) 438-5484

Co-Director of Com110 Dr. John Hooker

Co-Director of Com110
Dr. John Hooker
Office: Fell Hall 441
Phone: (309) 438-7578