The Office of University Communications serves as the world’s portal for news and information about the UA and provides message management services to the University and its various subdivisions. This office coordinates the release of news at the UA and articulates the University’s critical contributions to society. It also manages all crisis communications activities for the University.
The office oversees the University’s relationships with the news media and publishes UANews.org, the primary source of information and news about the UA, and UANow, an e-mail summary of the top UA news sent every weekday morning to more than 100,000 subscribers. For more information on UANews.org and UANow, contact Jennifer Fitzenberger, director of external communications, at email@example.com or 520-621-9017.
University Communications also provides internal communications services to the UA’s community of 14,000 employees through the online publication Lo Que Pasa and coordination of the UA Master Calendar. For more information, contact Director of Campus Communications Pila Martinez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-626-4348.
George Humphrey, MA
Interim Assistant Vice President for Communications
Office of University Communications
University Services Building, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 210158
Tucson, AZ 85721
Telephone: (520) 621-1877
Fax: (520) 626-4121
George Humphrey, MA, is Interim Assistant Vice President for Communications on the UA Main Campus and Assistant Vice President for Public Affairs at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
He joined the University of Arizona Office of Public Information (now University Communications) in 1987 as the information officer responsible for publicity and media relations for fine arts and cultural events at the UA. He accepted a position as a public information officer at AHSC in 1989, then went on to serve as Editor, Associate Director and Director before being appointed Assistant VP in 2007. From 2006-2007, he served as Interim Associate Vice President for Communications on the UA's Main Campus.
Prior to joining the UA, Humphrey was managing editor of Territorial Newspapers. Before that he was a staff writer at the Prescott Courier; prior to that, managing editor of the Clifton-Morenci Copper Era newspaper. He also worked in Palo Alto, Calif., for an investor relations firm. Humphrey received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the UA.