Richard Schneider

Senior Communications Specialist/Content Strategist

IU Communications Indianapolis
340 W. Michigan Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202


Richard is a news and media relations specialist, working primarily on behalf of the schools at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. Before joining the communications staff at IUPUI in 2000, he served as press secretary to Indiana Generals Jeff Modisett and Pam Carter.

Previously, he worked as external affairs director for the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and as a reporter for The Indianapolis News. He graduated with a bachelor’s in English literature from Prescott College in 1971.

In his spare time, Richard enjoys bicycling and rides to work most days. He is also a voracious reader, especially books about history and current political events.


  • Cyclist
  • News Junkie