Jill Powell

Director of Communications


Jill Powell has a B.S. in business administration from Appalachian State University and an M.A. in technology and communication from the UNC Chapel Hill School of Media & Journalism.

Jill worked for nearly seven years as the marketing manager for UNC Chapel Hill’s Department of Housing & Residential Education, helping connect students with leadership and engagement opportunities. Before coming to Duke, she worked at NC State University leading the marketing for the visual and performing arts programs, which are open to students from all majors.

Her professional interests include digital content development and creative communication strategies in higher education. She is especially fulfilled by communications work that helps students navigate, customize, and enjoy their educational experience.

Jill joined the Global Education Office for Undergraduates in 2015.

Primary Responsibilities: communication strategy, graphic design, digital media