Melissa Meehan


Melissa Meehan is a digital marketing and communications leader with 22 years progressive experience in higher education and six years experience in corporate communications and public relations.

Melissa currently serves in the dual role of web services director and interim executive director of marketing and communications at Buffalo State, SUNY’s largest comprehensive college. The award-winning office is responsible for all aspects of college marketing, web development and support, public relations, crisis and strategic communications. 

Before joining Buffalo State, Melissa was part of the corporate communications teams at Minitab Inc. and Northrop Grumman Inc. She holds a master's in communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a bachelor’s in English from the Pennsylvania State University. Melissa is a 2022-2023 Educause Pathways Advisor (innovation/unit executive level), former co-lead of the Web Professionals Community Group, and a 2021 and 2022 annual conference proposal reviewer. 

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