Robert Wagner

Chief Communications Officer, College Communications
Phone: 607-274-5843
Office: Peggy Ryan Williams Center 117, Ithaca, NY 14850

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As Chief Communications Officer, Bob works with the team of communications professionals at Ithaca College that delivers public and media relations, news and publications, and content and social marketing. The Office of College Communications resides within the Office of the President. Bob also guest lectures in IC's School of Business and Roy H. Park School of Communications. 

Prior to joining IC in February 2018, Bob held senior marketing and communications leadership positions at Xerox Corporation in Rochester, N.Y. where he worked directly with the CEO, COO, CMO and group presidents. Bob also served as an account supervisor at Young & Rubicam Advertising and as a reporter/producer at several TV and radio stations earlier in his career.

He holds an MBA degree in marketing from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a BA in communications from Seton Hall University.

Bob’s spouse, Kathy, is a substitute art teacher and also runs an independent social media consulting business.  His daughter, Julia, is a 2014 alumna of the Roy H. Park School of Communications and works at Edelman PR, the world’s largest public relations firm.