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Interim Vice President for
Nancy Seideman is Interim Vice President for Communications and Marketing and Executive Director of the Office of University Media Relations.
As interim vice president of communications and marketing, Seideman heads a division that provides comprehensive external and internal communications support for Emory including media relations, magazine and newspaper publishing, web site design and maintenance, marketing management, creative services, and photo-video services.
Seideman also oversees university media relations, the faculty-staff newspaper, Emory Report, the university's news web site, and plays a key communications role in issues management and crisis communications.
In her more than two decades at Emory, Seideman has held several managerial communications positions. Seideman and her media team members have received national and regional CASE awards for their work in strategic communications programs, media promotion and news writing. She has presented at conferences, most recently serving as faculty at the CASE 2010 Institute for Senior Communications and Marketing.
Seideman is active in Emory's nationally recognized environmental initiatives. She is former President of Friends of Emory Forest, and was appointed by Emory's president to serve on two university-wide committees to determine how to implement a comprehensive environmental policy, and to develop a management system for the university's preserve, Lullwater. She is author of a chapter on Emory's early environmental history, published in "Where Courageous Inquiry Leads: The Emerging Life of Emory University" (2010).
Before joining Emory in 1990, Seideman served as national media manager for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and worked in hospital public relations in Boston and San Francisco.
Seideman received a bachelor of arts degree in communications at Simmons College, and completed post-graduate courses in medical writing and political reporting at Boston University.