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Press Room

Welcome to the official Chapman University Press Room. The Public Relations team is happy to help you tap into the extraordinary wealth of knowledge available at Chapman. Please contact us to connect with expert faculty and professional resources for your print, broadcast or web stories.

Media Contacts

Molly Thrasher
Director of Public Relations
(714) 289-3143 (desk)
(657) 561-4359 (mobile)

Carly Murphy
Public Relations Coordinator
(714) 289-3196 (desk)
(714) 497-9683 (mobile)

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Recent Posts

Emmy-Winner Uzo Aduba Inspires Graduates at Top-Ranked Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Commencement

DOWNLOAD HIGH RES IMAGERY HERE DOWNLOAD EPK HERE FULL SPEECH HERE In a ceremony filled with hope and inspiration, three-time Emmy winner Uzo Aduba delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. Aduba, renowned for her role in Orange is the New Black, shared her […]

Chapman University President Daniele C. Struppa Announces His Plan to Retire as President

Today, Monday, May 20, Chapman University President Daniele C. Struppa announced his plan to retire as president. His last day as President of Chapman University will be September 1, 2025, at which time he will return to the mathematics faculty. Struppa joined Chapman in 2006 as provost and chief academic officer and was appointed chancellor […]

Bill Hader Gives a Heartfelt and Humorous Address at Chapman University’s Commencement Ceremony

  DOWNLOAD HIGH RES IMAGERY HERE DOWNLOAD EPK HERE Friday evening, Emmy-winning actor, writer, and director Bill Hader delivered a sincere and light-hearted commencement address at Chapman University, where he was also awarded an honorary Doctor of the Arts degree.  Students in the class of 2024 finally had the chance to walk across a graduation […]

Chapman in the News

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ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL: Chapman President Daniele Struppa Announces Retirement

ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Thousands celebrate Chapman University commencement with keynote speaker, comedian Bill Hader

ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Actor and comedian Bill Hader to deliver Chapman University commencement address

DEADLINE: Uzo Aduba To Deliver Commencement Address At Chapman University’s Film School

OCBJ: Chapman Appoints New Pharmacy School Dean

OCBJ: CalOptima Grants $25M to Local Colleges, Nonprofits

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