Ivan Muzychka named first AVP communications

Ivan Muzychka, former associate director of communications at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador, has joined the U of S as its first associate vice-president of communications.

By Colleen MacPherson

Reporting to Heather Magotiaux, vice-president university advancement, Muzychka will be leading the effort to build the U of S profile and reputation nationally and internationally, and to enhance communications capacity across campus. Muzychka, who assumed his new position Jan. 3, has over 20 years of communications experience, 17 of them in academic settings. He is an executive member of the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education and in 2009, received the master communicator award from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).