Chief Marketing Officer Named at University of Idaho
October 01, 2020
MOSCOW, Idaho — Sept. 30, 2020 — Teresa Koeppel, now global director for communication, marketing and engagement for Compass Group at Google, has been appointed chief marketing officer for the University of Idaho, as well as executive director of University Communications and Marketing.
Koeppel, whose career has focused on engaging audiences in organizations’ missions and impact, will join the university Monday, Nov. 9, 2020.
Koeppel will apply her experience to building upon the University of Idaho’s reputation and further strengthening its relationship with students and prospective students, parents, communities across Idaho and other important internal and external audiences.
“I am excited about joining the University of Idaho — one of the nation’s highly recognized public research universities — and about the opportunities and challenges ahead,” Koeppel said. “I look forward to partnering with the colleges, centers and sites across the state to continue communicating the university’s incredible impact on individuals and communities throughout Idaho and beyond.”
Previously, Koeppel spent many years in higher education helping audiences understand the impact of and engaging them in institutional growth and success. At the University of Washington (UW), she served as the director for campaign communication and as the senior director for communications and engagement at UW Medicine Advancement. At the Washington State University Foundation, she served as director for marketing and communication.
“Teresa brings experience working at other higher education institutions and, especially, at another land-grant university,” University of Idaho President Scott Green said. “Her varied experiences, including in the private sector, broaden her approach and will allow her to effectively partner with departments across the University of Idaho to build on the excellence of our communications and marketing efforts.”
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About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu