Emily Poeschl will serve as interim executive director of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Office of University Communications while the search for a new executive director progresses.
Poeschl is director of state government relations and marketing for University Communications. Her interim appointment as executive director of the office is effective Aug. 16.
University Communications was founded in March 2013 with the mission “to tell the stories of UNO.” The office's executive director provides strategic oversight for the promotion and protection of UNO's brand.
Poeschl will begin her new interim role following the departure of Erin Owen, current University Communications executive director and assistant to the chancellor for communications. Owen is taking on a new role at the Buffett Early Childhood Institute. Her last day at UNO is Aug. 15.
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Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.