Office of University Communications

The Office of University Communications is responsible for all official Colgate University communication and the University’s visual identity. 

Contact Information

Whether you’re a journalist seeking a source or a member of the Colgate community with news to share, the communications office is here to help.

For general inquiries: contact Communications Specialist Kathy Jipson at


Journalists and Media Requests

For all media inquiries, including faculty interviews and other resources, contact Social Media and Media Relations Strategist Kristin Putnam.

Share and Promote Colgate News

Send an email to our newsdesk to share news from your department, office, program, or career.

Colgate Magazine

For inquiries related to Colgate Magazine, contact the editorial staff.

View Colgate Magazine online


To request photo documentation for an event, contact the photographer.

Request Website Assistance 

Request assistance from the Colgate web team to address edits or updates to the website.

Parent & Family Communications

For inquiries related to resources for parents and family members of current students contact Rebecca Downing at

Parent Resources