Wednesday, April 17
Senior-Level Roundtables: Session I
Whether you’re making a change in your career, looking at a promotion in your current organization, or just thinking about a transition, this session will provide best practices and useful tips to help you manage the process successfully.
Michael Warden, APR, is vice president for institute communications at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He joined the Institute as its senior communications executive in December 2010. From 1997–2010, Michael held numerous higher education roles at the University of Colorado at Boulder, the University of Texas System and Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He retired as a colonel in 1997 after a 22-year career in the U.S. Air Force, where he held a variety of assignments from the Pentagon to the Middle East. A longtime member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Michael is Chair of the PRSA Counselors to Higher Education Section. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Universities Public Affairs Network. Michael was a distinguished graduate of journalism, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Tech University, where he was editor of the university’s daily newspaper. He received his Master of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Master of Arts degree in national security studies from the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. Connect with Michael on Twitter.
Don Hale is vice president for public relations and marketing communications at Georgia State University.
Steve Roulier is director of marketing and communication at Springfield College. Connect with Steve on Twitter.
Joe Brennan, PhD, APR, associate vice president of university communications, University at Buffalo