Janine Fisher was appointed Director of Marketing and Communications in 2018. As director, Janine leads a comprehensive, division-wide communications and marketing plan that enables the Division to meet its strategic goals and continue to improve the Student Affairs brand.
Fisher has worked in a variety of capacities at Pitt since 2003. She began her Pitt career as an editorial assistant, specializing in Russian and Eastern European Studies, at the University Center for International Studies (UCIS). She transitioned to Student Affairs in 2005 as a communications specialist, and later served as assistant director for public relations and new student programs in the Office of International Services (OIS). In 2009, Fisher assumed the role of Communications Manager within the Division of Student Affairs, and in 2016 she was appointed Assistant Director for Marketing and Communications.
Prior to joining Pitt as a staff member, she worked in the marketing industry in a promotions and event capacity. Janine is a proud Pitt Panther graduate and earned her BA in Communications and Rhetoric, with a minor in English Writing in 2000. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and experiencing Pittsburgh’s many restaurants and specialty grocery stores.