Stevenson is pleased to announce the appointment of John Buettner as Vice President of Marketing and Digital Communications, effective since July 1, 2016. Buettner brings a wide range of expertise to the leadership responsibilities of his new role, which he served in an interim capacity for four months. Previously, Buettner was the University’s Associate Vice President for Digital Communications, overseeing the web team, the SU Now Portal, media relations, the video production team, and emergency digital communications. He originally joined the Office of Marketing and Digital Communications in February 2009 as the Assistant Vice President of Public Relations.
Buettner holds a bachelor’s from Washington College and a master’s from Villanova University. He has more than 20 years of experience in journalism, public relations, and marketing, with 16 of those years spent in higher education. He previously served as the Director of Media Relations for Washington College (2000-2006) and the Media Relations and Web Manager for the University System of Maryland Chancellor’s Office (2006-2009).