Contact Us

Marshall University’s communications and marketing staff members are listed below, along with each person’s contact information and primary areas of responsibility.

Contact: Leah C. Payne
Leah Payne
Director of Communications
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 213, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-7153
E-mail: leah.payne@marshall.edu
Contact Leah for:
  • Media Relations/University Spokesperson
  • Board of Governors
  • Faculty Senate
  • Office of the President
Contact: Megan Archer
Megan Archer
Assistant Director of Communications
Senior University Relations Specialist
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 213, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-3916
E-mail: archer15@marshall.edu
Contact Megan for:
  • Academic Affairs
  • Alumni Association
  • Marshall University Foundation Inc.
  • Career Education
  • College of Health Professions
  • Lewis College of Business
Contact: Melanie Chapman
Melanie Chapman
University Relations Specialist
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 213, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-3045
E-mail: melanie.chapman@marshall.edu
Contact Melanie for:
  • College of Education and Professional Development (undergraduate)
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • Human Resources/Equity Programs
  • Student Affairs
  • Operations
Contact: Clark Davis
Clark Davis
University Relations Specialist
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 213, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-3408
E-mail: clark.davis@marshall.edu
Contact Clark for:
  • Admissions
  • INTO Marshall
  • Honors College
  • University College
  • Marshall University Research Corporation
Contact: Tiffany Davis
Tiffany Davis
Digital Marketing Manager
Office of University Communications
Telephone: 304-521-709
E-mail: tiffany.davis@marshall.edu
Contact Tiffany for:
  • Social Media
  • Information Technology/Campus ID
  • Libraries
  • Online Learning
  • Week of Welcome (WOW)
Contact: Jean Tarbett Hardiman
Jean Tarbett Hardiman
University Relations Specialist
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 213, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-6397
E-mail: jean.hardiman@marshall.edu
Contact Jean for:
  • College of Arts and Media
  • College of Engineering and Computer Sciences
  • College of Science/Forensic Science
  • College of Liberal Arts
Contact: Mallory Jarrell
Mallory Jarrell
Director of Branding and Trademarks
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 320, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-3490
E-mail: haye1@marshall.edu
Contact Mallory for:
  • Trademarks and Licensing
  • Athletics/Big Green
  • Presidential Ambassadors
  • Bookstore/Follett
  • Mascot Event Appearances
Contact: Chris McComas
Christopher McComas
Director of Web Strategy
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 320, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-5720
E-mail: chris.mccomas@marshall.edu
Contact Chris for:
  • Website Development
  • WordPress CMS
Michele McKnight
Community and Media Relations Coordinator
Marshall Health
Telephone: 304-691-1713
E-mail: mcknigh4@marshall.edu
Contact Michele for:
  • Marshall Health
  • School of Pharmacy
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Austin O’Connor
Photographic Services Manager
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 320, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-3181
E-mail: oconnor21@marshall.edu
Contact Austin for:
  • Photography
  • Headshots
Ginny Painter
Senior Vice President for Communications and Marketing
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 320, Huntington and GC 306, South Charleston
Contact: Mike Powers
Mike Powers
Videographer
Office of University Communications
Location: Smith Hall, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-3760
E-mail: powers47@marshall.edu
Contact Mike for:
  • Videography
Contact: Sheanna Spence
Sheanna Spence
Director of External Affairs
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Location: Medical Center, Third Floor
Telephone: 304-691-1639
E-mail: smith566@marshall.edu
Contact Sheanna for:
  • Marshall Health
  • Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Contact: Su Tams
Susan Tams
Director of Editorial Services
Office of University Communications
Location: GC 310, South Charleston | Old Main 320, Huntington
Telephone: 304-746-2038
E-mail: stams@marshall.edu
Contact Su for:
  • Marshall Magazine
  • Academic Catalogs
  • “We Are Marshall” and “Herd Happenings” e-newsletters
  • Outreach and Continuing Studies
  • College of Education and Professional Development (graduate)
  • Graduate College/Graduate Education
  • South Charleston Campus/Teays Valley Regional Center/Mid-Ohio Valley Center
Contact: Brandi Waiters
Brandi Waiters
Office Administrator
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 213, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-3958
E-mail: waiters1@marshall.edu
Contact Brandi for:
  • Experts Directory
  • Classified Staff Council
  • Finance/Budget/Bursar/Payroll
Contact: April Walker
April Walker
Marketing Coordinator
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Location: Medical Center, Third Floor
Telephone: 304-691-6864
E-mail: biser@marshall.edu
Contact April for:
  • Marshall Health
John Winters
Director of Creative Services
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main B-24, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-2586
E-mail: wintersj@marshall.edu
Contact John for:
  • Graphic Design
  • Printing Technologies
  • Project Management
Contact: Marco
MARCO
University Mascot
Office of University Communications
Location: Old Main 213, Huntington
Telephone: 304-696-3958
E-mail: ucomm@marshall.edu
Contact MARCO for:
  • Making people smile!
Contact: Jason Corriher
Jason Corriher
Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations
Athletics
Location: Henderson Center
Telephone: 304-696-4660
E-mail: corriher@marshall.edu
Contact Jason for:
  • Sports Information