Media Inquiries

The Community Relations Office is responsible for external communications and media relations on behalf of the the university, helping to promote student and faculty projects and university programs and events. For assistance, including questions about any topic on this page, please contact:

David DiLorenzo
Director of Community & Government Relations
815-740-3625 | Toll-free: 800-735-7500


Media Relations

The University of St. Francis helps reporters with information, news, and ready access to our expert sources. Our news page can be viewed here.

Media Policy for Interviews: All media wishing to interview or interact with members of the University of St. Francis community should first contact the Community Relations Office to ensure that your needs are met.


Photo and Graphic Requests

Please contact the Community Relations Office to obtain media photos of the University of St. Francis campuses and community, or before using our university logo or other identity graphics.


Experts and Speakers

The University of St. Francis has faculty and professional staff who are national and international experts on a variety of subjects. They are sought after by Chicagoland and national media outlets on a daily basis. The community relations office can help provide quotable, engaging, experts for the media in a wide variety of topic areas. We can also help coordinate subject-area experts for speaking engagements. Contact the Community Relations Office for more information on finding experts and speakers.


Comments & Concerns

The University of St. Francis is a welcoming community of learners and takes pride in building good relationships with its many constituents. If you have a comment or concern about the university, please let us know what you’re thinking by filling out the form below. Once your submission is reviewed, a staff member will get back to you promptly if you have requested a reply. Thank you!

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