Below is a list of resources prepared with journalists in mind. If you can’t find the information you need here, please contact the Communications team for additional information.

Mischelle Diaz
Director of Communications
mischeld [at]

3001 South Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704

Press Kit


About St. Edward's University

St. Edward’s is a private, liberal arts Catholic university in the Holy Cross tradition with approximately 4,600 students. Located in Austin, Texas, with a network of partner universities around the world, St. Edward’s is a diverse community that offers undergraduate and graduate programs designed to inspire students with a global perspective. St. Edward’s University has been recognized for 15 consecutive years as one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report and ranks in the top 15 of Best Regional Universities in the Western Region. St. Edward's has also been recognized by Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

Subject Matter Experts

St. Edward’s University faculty and staff members are great resources for media seeking experts to appear in print, radio, television or online interviews. Our experts are available to provide assistance to media in their areas of expertise. Please see below for a sampling of expert resources. For questions on these subjects and for inquiries into more subject matter experts, please call our communications staff at 512-428-1225.  

  • School of Education

Steve Fletcher

Kris Sloan

  • School of Humanities

Steve Rodenborn

Jenny Veninga

  • School of Natural Sciences

Raychelle Burks

Gary Morris

  • School of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Laurie Cook Heffron

Rachael Neal

Brian Smith

Sara Villanueva

Tomas Yufik

Media Impact Reports

St. Edward’s University is in the news in Austin, in Texas and across the globe. The Media Impact Report highlights the best stories and photos of the year.

St. Edward's University 2014 Media Impact Report

St. Edward's University 2013 Media Impact Report

Contact Public Relations Team

Mischelle Diaz
Director of Communications
mischeld [at]

Sandra Zaragoza
Communications Manager
szaragoz [at]

3001 South Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704

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