Richard Schneider

Senior News & Media Specialist

Phone:
317-278-4564
Email:
rcschnei@iu.edu
IU Communications Indianapolis
340 W. Michigan St

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Biography

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.

Quirks

  • Cyclist
  • News Junkie