For the Media

SIU Carbondale welcomes inquiries from media representatives seeking information about the university or comment from faculty and staff experts. Contact the following individuals below for assistance.

Administration and General Information

Kim Rendfeld, director of communications. 765/426-3650 (cell)

Campus Expertise

Tim Crosby, public information coordinator, 618/453-5308
engineering, science and agriculture

Pete Rosenbery, assistant director for communications and marketing, 618/453-1439
arts and design, architecture, automotive and aviation, humanities, journalism and mass communications, law, public policy, social sciences

Christi Mathis, public information coordinator, 618/453-6707
student affairs; diversity, equity and inclusion; business; education; health sciences


Lauren Crocks, director of Marketing, Communications and Engagement, School of Medicine, 217/545-2819


Peter Lucas, assistant director of marketing and advertising, 618/453-3376


Tom Weber, director of media services, Athletics, 618/453-7235