University of Wisconsin–Madison

Mary Evansen

Position title: Interim Director of Communications


Phone: (608) 262-3081

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Mary Evansen is the Interim Director of Communications for the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT). She has over 30 years of experience in marketing communications and strategy. She is responsible for large-scale strategic communications campaigns supporting the services, projects, initiatives and events that DoIT provides to UW–Madison and UW System. DoIT Communications comprises 8 full-time staff who provide high-quality communication strategy and planning, brand management, emergency communications, content strategy, information design, IT storytelling, and event-planning services for DoIT stakeholders. Her work supports communications for the UW‑Madison Chief Information Officer and DoIT departments. 

Throughout her career, Mary has made staff development and mentorship a priority. She serves on the DoIT Management Mentoring committee, along with numerous other campus and divisional leadership teams and committees. Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of Wisconsin‑Oshkosh.