Vice President for University Communications
Richie Hunter, a communications leader with more than 25 years of experience in higher education, healthcare and business, serves as the University of Oregon’s vice president of communications. Hunter oversees the university’s communications and marketing efforts, providing strategic direction to telling the UO’s stories of academic achievement, student success and impact as a public research university. Before coming to the UO in 2021, Hunter served as vice president of strategic communications and external relations at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Prior to that, she held executive communications positions at the University of Houston, the University of Houston System, and for-profit healthcare organizations. She holds a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Southern California and a master of science in business administration from Lamar University.