Public university in the Midwest for 18 years running (U.S. News & World Report)
79% of our full-time faculty have a terminal degree (PhD)
41% are women
Our faculty are active in professional organizations at the state, local, federal & international level.
In addition to teaching space and the Forensics Squadroom, Communication houses other learning laboratories: the Communication Lab, the Student Media Center that includes the state-of-the-art multimedia NewsCenter, KTRM-FM, and the television studio.
We are a cross-platform department with both Mac and PC computer classrooms and production lab facilities.
We have all-digital production facilities for classes and student media in broadcast, print, and online work.
Our largest classes could have 65 students, but the majority have 20 to 30 students, and many elective classes are as small as 10 to 15.
Full-time faculty members with professional media credentials advise all our student media.
Full-time faculty members with extensive backgrounds in both debate and individual speaking events direct our forensics program.