Andrea Smith has been appointed Director of Library Communications effective September 16, 2016.
Andrea is currently the Senior Director of Integrated Marketing Communications at the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation in Chicago. She has extensive experience in branding, designing and editing print publications and digital communications, and working with the media. Her earlier professional positions include art director for Chiasso and communications manager for Metropolitan Family Services in Chicago.
Andrea is a University of Illinois alumna, graduating from UIUC with a bachelor’s in rhetoric and English. She also earned an MFA in ceramics from Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Andrea’s office will be in the Daley Library administrative suite, although she will work with Library staff in all departments at all sites.