Mansfield to serve as web strategist for UW Bothell


September 26, 2011
CONTACT: Richard Penny, (425) 352-3395,

BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell has hired Laura Mansfield as its new web manager.

In the role, Mansfield will be responsible for guiding the presentational design, marketing strategy and content for the UW Bothell website and related social media outlets, including the campus Facebook pages.

Mansfield has more than 20 years of experience leading communications and marketing efforts for institutions of higher education. Most recently, Mansfield worked at Seattle Central Community College, where she served as director of public relations and marketing. Mansfield previously held similar positions for the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Tulane University Medical Center.

“We are delighted to have Laura join our team. As the campus and its academic offerings have grown, so, too, has our need for a more comprehensive and sophisticated web presence. Laura will serve as lead in helping the institution to meet that need,” says Richard Penny, vice chancellor of advancement and external relations for UW Bothell.

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning.For more information, visit