April 13, 2024


Think Differently

Kamrhan Farwell named vice chancellor of communications

Expensive Carolina Neighborhood,

I am writing to enthusiastically announce that Kamrhan Farwell, vice chancellor and chief marketing and advertising and communications officer at the College of Missouri, has been named Carolina’s subsequent vice chancellor of communications, helpful Sept. 26. A hugely respected leader, Farwell delivers substantial knowledge to this role, most lately main a 120-man or woman communications team at the flagship campus recognised as Mizzou, as perfectly as the College of Missouri Process.

For the previous 4 several years, Farwell has led all institutional communications, which include comprehensive promoting and media methods that have helped rebuild and bolster the College of Missouri’s name. For the duration of her tenure, freshman enrollment enhanced by 30 percent, the institution celebrated its initial Nobel Prize and legislative support grew in 2022 by the best share in 35 several years.

Teams underneath her leadership at Mizzou involve government communications, media relations, concerns administration, emergency communications, print and electronic publications, marketing, trademark and branding, activities, world wide web products and services, internal communications, social media, photography and videography, and strategic advertising and communications. A trustworthy adviser, Farwell presents counsel on govt method, like aid to the procedure president, college chancellor and procedure Board of Curators. In addition, she has a dotted-line reporting marriage with communications vice chancellors at three other investigation universities in the Missouri Process as effectively as communications leaders of the wellness treatment program and athletics section.

Colleagues at other foremost universities benefit Farwell’s deep experience. She was not too long ago picked to be a part of the American Association of University’s Public Affairs Network Steering Committee and has served on the govt committee for the Affiliation of Community and Land-Grant Universities Council for Strategic Communications considering that 2019.

Prior to joining the University of Missouri, Farwell served for two years as assistant vice chancellor for communications at the University of Pittsburgh and five several years as govt editor at the College of Texas at Dallas. Before her get the job done in higher instruction, Farwell invested almost 20 a long time as a journalist in California and Texas, where she led education and learning coverage for a decade at the Dallas Early morning Information. She gained a bachelor of arts in communications from California State University, Fullerton.

Farwell joins a sturdy and lively staff of proficient gurus in University Communications that market Carolina’s fantastic operate each individual day while taking care of a selection of sophisticated challenges struggling with the establishment and the bigger instruction landscape. I want to convey my gratitude to Beth Keith and Tanya Moore for their continual leadership over the past 12 months as interim vice chancellors.

I also thank the search committee, chaired by Don Baer, senior spouse at The Brunswick Group, and Amy Locklear Hertel, government vice provost, for their diligent function in determining several foremost candidates for this important function.

I am self-confident that Farwell’s depth and breadth of expertise make her perfectly positioned to lead the University Communications group into the future era. Make sure you join me in offering your congratulations and welcoming Kamrhan to Carolina.


Kevin M. Guskiewicz