Media Inquiries

Media Relations

The University of St. Francis helps reporters with information, news, and ready access to our expert sources. (Our news page is found here.)


Media Policy for Interviews

We ask that all media wishing to interview or interact with members of the University of St. Francis community first contact our office of community relations. Our media staff will be glad to answer questions meet your needs. Contact us at 815-740-3625 or Katie Smith at


Photo and Graphic Requests

For photos of the University of St. Francis campuses and community, contact Katie Smith in the community relations office. Please contact us 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 office of community relations 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. For more information on finding experts and speakers, contact Katie Smith at

Katie Smith
Director of Community Relations
Phone: 815-740-3625
Toll-free: 800-735-7500