Kate Garry

Kate Garry

Director of Communications and Marketing



Kate Garry joined the Office of Communications in 2010 as senior writer/editor and she was appointed director of communications and marketing in 2014. Previously, she worked as communications director at the American Heart Association in Illinois and as a newspaper reporter covering state government and politics in Illinois. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Richmond and her master’s degree in public affairs reporting at the University of Illinois.


The communications director is responsible for developing and executing the College’s strategic communications plan. She oversees all Arts and Letters communications and marketing projects, including news, print, and electronic publications and promotions, social media, video, special events, and more than 80 websites. Garry serves as a member of the executive committee, advising the dean and providing consulting, editorial, and creative services to faculty leaders across the College. She also represents Arts and Letters across campus, coordinating on strategies and messaging that serve wider University goals and communications initiatives. Partners here include the Executive Director of Academic Communications, Office of Admissions, First Year of Studies, the Graduate School, the Career Center, Notre Dame Research, Notre Dame International, the Alumni Association, the Libraries, and other schools, colleges, institutes, and centers across the University.

Communications Team

Josh Weinhold, Assistant Director
Todd Boruff, Video Producer
Carrie Gates, Communications Specialist
Steve Koich, Web Content Strategist
Chantelle Snyder, Graphic Designer
Kim Murray, Staff Assistant

Committee Assignments

Academic Working Group (for campus communicators)
Arts at Notre Dame
College Council
Deans and Chairpersons Committee
Executive Committee
Notre Dame Parents