2007.05.17 > For Immediate Release
contact: Tim Kaldahl - University Affairs
phone: 402.554.3502 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kaldahl Named Director of UNO University Relations
Omaha - Tim Kaldahl has been named director of University Relations at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). He begins his new duties immediately.
Kaldahl has served as interim director since August of 2006. He came to UNO as the assistant director of media relations in 2003. In his new role, he is responsible for overseeing the university’s internal communications, media relations, advertising/marketing and Web efforts.
“It’s exciting to tell the university’s story,” he said. “This is a tremendous opportunity, and it means a great deal to me.”
Kaldahl has a long history with the UNO campus. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in journalism at UNO in 1990 and also completed UNO Honors Program requirements as an undergraduate. He received his master’s degree in English at UNO in 1999.
In between those two degrees, Kaldahl worked for a semester on UNO’s first Czech Semester program through the National Collegiate Honors Council in 1992. Kaldahl’s professional career in communications includes stints as a reporter at a Sarpy County weekly newspaper and at the Daily Nonpareil in Council Bluffs. He started his public relations career in 1993 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He later worked in communications and marketing at Alegent Health.
Kaldahl can be reached at (402) 554-3502. His office is located in 108 Eppley Administration Building.
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