Vision Statement

The Tim Russert Department of Communication is the destination major for studying the theory and practice of effective and ethical communication, instilling in students the passion and talent for inquiry, integrity, and involvement, thereby continuing the legacy of the department’s namesake and renowned communicator, Tim Russert ’72.

Mission Statement

The Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre Arts educates students to become critical thinkers trained in advocacy and effective communicators able to integrate theory and ethical principles in their professions while fostering awareness of diverse cultures and developing communication styles and technologies.