Media Relations

The Community & Government Relations Office is responsible for media relations and external communications on behalf of the university, while also helping to promote university programs, news and events, as well as student and faculty projects. For assistance with any of these areas, please contact:

David DiLorenzo
Director of Community & Government Relations
815-740-3625 | Toll-free: 800-735-7500
ddilorenzo@stfrancis.edu
communityrelations@stfrancis.edu

 

University News

The University of St. Francis regularly issues press releases to local, regional, and national media outlets. These releases, along with web-exclusive content, are available on the news page, which can be viewed here.
 

Press Kit

The University of St. Francis Press Kit is a resource for media representatives looking for general information that can aid you in writing stories and creating content related to our university:

 

Connecting with USF

The University of St. Francis helps reporters with information, news, and ready access to our faculty experts.

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 & Government Relations Office to ensure that your needs are met.
 

Faculty Experts

The University of St. Francis has a variety of faculty members who are national and international experts on a plethora of subjects. These experts are available to work with Chicagoland, national and international media outlets to provide quotable, engaging, and expert perspective on behalf of the University. These experts are also available for local and virtual speaking engagements. Please contact the Community & Government Relations Office (815-740-3625 or ddilorenzo@stfrancis.edu) for more information or to coordinate contact with an expert. For your convenience, you may also download a listing of our faculty experts by clicking here.
 

Requests for Photos or Graphics

Please contact the Community & Government 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.
 

Comments or Concerns

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

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