The Office of University Relations has three areas of focus that offer a variety of services and programs for the university community, news media, alumni, parents, community and government leaders, and the general public. These units, University Communications, University Marketing, and Strategic Partnerships, work collaboratively and creatively on projects designed to increase awareness of the university among a variety of constituents. The Office of University Relations also fosters partnerships with two key affiliate organizations, the UW Foundation and the Wisconsin Alumni Association, as well as our many UW–Madison schools and colleges.
Charles Hoslet, Vice Chancellor for University Relations
Charles Hoslet serves as Vice Chancellor for University Relations at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is responsible for leading university efforts related to communications, marketing and brand strategy as well as interactions with key stakeholders including federal, state and local government leaders, community organizations, business and industry, and visitors to campus. Hoslet currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Advisory Board of Competitive Wisconsin Inc., and has served previously on Advisory Boards for University Research Park, the Center for International Business, Education and Research, and the Wisconsin Technology Council among other organizations.
Assistant Vice Chancellor,University Marketing(608) 265-9005
Tricia Nolan serves as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Marketing and Brand Strategy for University Marketing, responsible for leading institutional marketing efforts for campus, and managing UW–Madison’s brand platform.
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Assistant Vice Chancellor,University Communications(608) 262-8287
John Lucas is the Assistant Vice Chancellor of University Communications. With an emphasis on strategic communications, he oversees issues management, news and media relations, research communications, web communications, editorial projects and new media and internal communications.
Assistant Vice Chancellor,Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships(608) 263-5357
Ben Miller serves as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Government and Corporate Affairs. In this role, Miller oversees the University’s efforts to strengthen partnerships with federal, state and local government officials, community organizations, business and industry, and visitors to campus.