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 as director of communications and marketing in 2014. She has two decades of experience in journalism, media relations, and strategic communications in the higher education, government, and nonprofit sectors. Kate received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Richmond and her master’s degree in public affairs reporting from 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 100 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. 

Communications Team

Josh Weinhold, Associate Director
Elicia Dennis, Web Content Strategist
Jon Hendricks, Video Producer
Heidi Henke, Graphic Designer
Kim Murray, Staff Assistant
Beth Staples, Writer/Editor

Committee Assignments

Arts & Letters Executive Committee
Arts & Letters Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Arts at Notre Dame
Campus Communicators Cabinet
College Council
Deans and Chairpersons Committee
Notre Dame Diversity and Inclusion Practitioners Group