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Vice President for Marketing and Communications
and Senior Adviser to the President


Chris Sheridan

Chris oversees University Marketing and Communications, leading the university's branding, marketing and media relations efforts. She was appointed to the position in August 2011. She served as chief of staff to President Barbara R. Snyder from 2008 to 2011. Sheridan has provided advice and assistance on issues ranging from the university's strategic plan to recruitment of deans and other senior leaders.

Before coming to Case Western Reserve, Sheridan spent nearly 25 years as a newspaper journalist, the last dozen as an editorial writer and columnist for The Plain Dealer. She earned her bachelor's degree in history from Yale University and a master's degree in organizational development from the Weatherhead School of Management. Reach Chris at christianne.sheridan@case.edu.