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Media Policy

Policy

The Director of Public Affairs within the Division of Institutional Advancement is responsible for all media relations for Loyola University New Orleans. This includes disseminating all press releases and handling all press inquiries. The Director of Public Affairs is the official university spokesperson during a crisis situation and in all matters concerning university policy, procedures, students, and employees.

Procedure

Employees contacted by any media representation should direct these calls and inquiries in a timely fashion to the Office of Public Affairs.

Individuals contacted for comments, opinions, or as experts in their fields of study are encouraged to respond, at their own discretion, to questions relating to their areas of expertise. As a courtesy, they should notify the Director of Public Affairs that a media representative has contacted them.

Official university statements are approved by the President and are to be issued only by the Office of Public Affairs to the media and other interested parties.