susan rogers

Susan Rogers
VP for Advancement

Brooke Colbert

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Office of Advancement

The Office of Advancement provides strategic, collaborative leadership to the work of shaping the character, direction and underlying principles of external relations on behalf of the University, with primary responsibility for organizing University-wide resources in the areas of brand identity and positioning, internal and external communications, alumni outreach, marketing, media relations/crisis communications, and giving.

Development and Alumni Relations

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations’ mission is to engage graduates, friends, businesses and the broader community with the University. The team connects graduates with one another and the University through benefits, services and communication, and encourages philanthropic investment in education and research at UT Dallas. Contact the office at 972-883-2295.



The Marketing department supports UT Dallas’ brand identity through the production and management of a united and consistent image across all segments of the University’s media channels. Marketing services include strategic/media planning and multi-media designs for such projects as brochures, publications, invitations, billboards and electronic messaging.

A team consisting of professional graphic designers, a communication manager and a marketing coordinator assists clients with the design and execution of projects that most effectively achieve their goals. Project assistance may be requested by contacting the department at or calling 972-883-4701.


News and Media Relations

The communications team works with members of the news media to facilitate interviews and connect reporters with experts and stories. The team is also responsible for internal and external dissemination of campus news and information. The mission includes providing the public with timely stories that highlight UT Dallas’ educational and research missions. Media exposure helps cultivate public support for the institution within an audience that includes faculty, staff, students and alumni. Contact News and Media Relations at 972-883-2155.



The Periodicals office edits and distributes news about UT Dallas through print publications, newsletters, the University’s News Center and social media. The division also plays a role in ensuring urgent information is delivered to the University’s audiences as quickly as possible. Send questions, concerns or ideas to or call 972-883-4405.


Web Services

University Web Services provides support for delivering accurate, current and relevant information on the website, email and other digital media. It has a primary role in delivering urgent/crisis communication, content management and promotion of the University’s brand standards on traditional/PC, tablet and smartphone platforms. The office focuses on user friendliness as the key to integrating the hundreds of sub-websites and Web applications that make up the website. Request assistance by contacting Web Services at or calling 972-883-4995.