New VP of communication named
Middlebury names communications VP
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College named Bill Burger as the college’s new vice president of communications.
Burger, who will bring more than 30 years of communications and marketing experience to Middlebury, is currently associate vice president for communications at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass.
Burger began his career at Newsweek, where he spent 14 years as an editor, writer and foreign correspondent, working in New York, London and Tokyo. After leaving Newsweek in 1995, he worked in a variety of fields including telecommunications, online publishing and information services before moving into higher education.
At Brandeis, where he has been since March 2010, he oversees the university’s Office of Communications that includes news and communications, web strategy, publications, creative services and brand management.
When Burger assumes his new role at Middlebury on Jan. 1, he will direct communication efforts for Middlebury and for the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, Calif.