Carnegie Mellon University has named Key Nuttall as its next vice president for marketing and communications. Reporting to President Farnam Jahanian, Mr. Nuttall will serve as a key member of the university’s senior administration. In addition to directly supervising CMU's marketing and communications division, Nuttall also will foster collaboration with CMU's colleges and schools to lead the implementation of a proactive, innovative, and comprehensive marketing and communications strategy that highlights the institution's breadth and depth in scholarship, education and societal impact. Mr. Nuttall started in his new role on March 25, 2019.
Most recently, Mr. Nuttall served as senior vice president for external relations at Wesleyan University, overseeing all communications efforts as well as supervising the vice presidents for admissions and fundraising. Prior to joining Wesleyan in 2015, Mr. Nuttall served as the assistant vice president for university marketing at the University of Washington, where he led a team responsible for all campus-wide marketing activities. He also previously held a variety of marketing and management positions at Microsoft Corporation, concluding as director of strategy and marketing for the Learning Business unit.
Mr. Nuttall earned a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in economics and an MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.
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