University of Wisconsin–Madison

Brian Rust

Communications Director


Headshot Brian Rust

As DoIT Communications Director, Brian’s areas of focus are crisis communication, strategic communications planning and media (channel) integration. Prior to joining the UW, Brian worked in advertising and marketing, and nonprofit development. His greatest pleasure comes from hiring excellent staff and developing them into an effective team.

Brian is a member of the University Relations Council, Partners In Giving University Coordinating Committee and UW Communicators.