University of Wisconsin–Madison

Mary Evansen

Position title: Communications Director

Email: mary.evansen@wisc.edu

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Mary Evansen is the Communications Director 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, mentorship and collaboration a priority. She serves on the University Relations Council, Information Technology Collaborative Coordination Committee and numerous other campus and divisional leadership teams and committees. Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of Wisconsin‑Oshkosh.