Paul J. Browne

Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications

Paul J. Browne was appointed vice president for public affairs and communications in August 2013. He formerly served as the deputy commissioner of public information for the New York City Police Department.

Working closely with the president, Browne will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive communications strategy to enhance both nationally and internationally Notre Dame’s growing reputation for preeminent research, superb graduate education and unsurpassed undergraduate education — all informed by a distinctive Catholic mission. Browne will provide leadership in advancing the University’s interests and contributions in the public arena and direct Notre Dame’s communications toward its multiple internal and external audiences.