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The purpose of the Communicators Forum is to promote excellence
in communications and enhance cooperation among communications professionals
working at the University. The Forum does this by:
The Communicators Forum is a nonprofit, volunteer organization with many opportunities to get involved. Because learning and practicing new skills can be challenging, we support volunteers through leadership training and coaching. Members increase their professional skills and their knowledge of the University, providing value back to their units.
As a Communicators Forum member, you’ll find opportunities for professional growth, networking, and career development. University members are eligible to chair committees and serve on the board of directors.
The Communicators Forum is led by a board of directors including committee chairs and six elected positions — chair, chair-elect, chair emeritus, recorder, treasurer, and at-large director. All Forum members are welcome to attend monthly board meetings. Meeting minutes are also available online.
In 1986, a small group of communicators started meeting to discuss their jobs and common interests. They talked about the impact communicators have at the University. They took a hard look at opportunities for professional development and decided they needed more. They created the Communicators Forum and drafted the Forum bylaws.