Jennifer Carmean joined VCU’s University Public Affairs staff in November 2013. She oversees communication and strategy efforts for university-level communications as well as serves on the executive communications team. Carmean has served the Division of University Relations in various communications roles, with a focus on integrated communications. Much of her career has focused on marketing communications for higher education. A VCU alumna, she completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1998. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America.