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About the Office

About the Office

The Office of Strategic Communications is part of the Joint Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing, which merges the communication functions of the UM System and the University of Missouri-Columbia. The office focuses on UM System communications, and is committed to ensuring the citizens of Missouri and the elected officials who represent them understand, appreciate and support the unique role and value of the four university system.
The office leads a statewide integrated marketing communications effort, including internal constituent outreach, executive communications, web development and a variety of other initiatives.

Staff Directory


Kelly Wiemann

Director of Strategic Communications

205 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 882-6441
Email: wiemannk@umsystem.edu


Karinna Seidel

Project Manager

205 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 882-4591
Email: kseidel@umsystem.edu







Carli Wrisinger

Senior Strategic Communications Associate

241 Heinkel
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 884-1397
Email: wrisingerc@umsystem.edu


Reviewed 2023-10-06