Internal and Electronic Communications
Furman has recently been recognized by several professional organizations for its effective and creative Internal Communications
program. An overview of the program was published in the America Marketing Association’s 2008 Symposium for
the Marketing of High Education.
university’s internal newsletter, is published quarterly. Each issue contains employee profiles, news, a contributed
column and photos. Inside Furman
is distributed to Furman trustees, faculty, staff, retirees and members of the advisory board.
The Flusher is a weekly flyer that is posted in
well-populated university restrooms throughout the week during the
school year. Each issue contains a photo of the week, short news
items and calendar of events.
News@FU is an electronic newsletter distributed monthly during the
school year and distributed to alumni and university friends through
electronic mail. The director of internal and electronic communications
serves as writer and editor for the newsletter. He/she also monitors
messages other departments send to alumni and friends via electronic
mail to check for accuracy, message content and consistency.
Furman News & Events Page
The News and Events Pages contains a variety of news: press releases, campus news stories, links to media stories that mention Furman and more. The site is maintained by John Roberts (director of internal and electronic communications) and Vince Moore (media relations director).
This position also helps set and enforce the on campus internal communications policy
. Contact John Roberts
for more information.