University Marketing, Communication and Media Relations

The mission of the Division of University Marketing, Communication and Media Relations is to advance the goals of the university by strengthening awareness, engagement and support among constituents vital to the university’s success.

Our goals include:

  • building connections between the university and its constituents;
  • enhancing the image, reputation and visibility of the university;
  • fostering public awareness, understanding, trust, and appreciation of the university, its people and programs;
  • instilling pride, preference and ownership of the university;
  • and inspiring support (including involvement, advocacy and financial support).

The University Marketing, Communication and Media Relations division is comprised of three functions/departments:

Address
University of Houston
University Marketing, Communication and Media Relations
125 E Cullen Bldg.
Houston, TX 77204-2046
Contact Information
Phone: (713) 743-0945
Fax: (713)-743-8185 
E-mail: dhobbs@uh.edu

Office Leadership

Richie Hunter
Vice President of University Marketing, Communication and Media Relations
rchunter@uh.edu
713-743-8335

Richard Bonnin
Executive Director of Media Relations
rbonnin@uh.edu
713-743-8155

Eric Gerber
Executive Director of Communication
egerber@uh.edu
713-743-8189

Enita Torres
Art Director
eltorres3@uh.edu
713-743-9023

Bill Herndon
Director of Web and New Media Communications
whherndon@uh.edu
713-743-8171

Shawn Lindsey
Associate Director of Media Relations
selindse@central.uh.edu
713-743-5725