Contact Us


University Communications
West Hall
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

For urgent media inquiries on weekends, nights and holidays call 989-774-3197.

Communications staff

Sherry Knight
Associate Vice President, University Communications

Heather L. Smith
Director, Communications

Areas: Administration, College of Medicine​, Global Campus, online education

Rachel Esterline Perkins

Associate Director, Communications and Social Media

Areas: Social media, study abroad, international education, volunteer center, communication and fine arts

Kirsten Simmons
Assistant Director, Communications

Areas: Health professions, business, diversity and inclusion

Dan Digmann
Assistant Director, Communications

Areas: Social sciences, behavioral sciences,  humanities, STEM, education and human services, science and engineering

Lauren Duraj​
Social media and content manager


Jim Knight
Assistant athletic director, communications and marketing​