Gregory L. Wright began his work as associate vice president for communications in July 2015. In addition to numerous writing assignments, he manages the daily operations of Franklin & Marshall's Office of Communications and serves as executive editor for all communications the staff produces.
Greg has more than three decades of experience in higher education communications and marketing. Before coming to F&M, he spent eight years at Ball State University, where he was executive writer and media relations manager. There, he worked closely with the Indiana school's leaders, including the university president, cabinet and Board of Trustees, on communications and messaging surrounding the Ball State Bold capital campaign, which exceeded its $200 million goal by more than $10 million.
Before his work at Ball State, Greg spent nearly 19 years at Hanover College in Indiana, first as director of public relations, then as director of publications. In the latter role, he oversaw the repositioning and redesign of all of the college's admission and alumni publications and served as editor of an alumni newsletter and Hanover Quarterly magazine.
He also is a former public relations officer at Northeast Missouri State (now Truman State) University and began his professional career as a television and radio news reporter in Columbia, Mo. He earned his bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1980 and his master's degree in political science from Missouri in 1982.