Press Releases


April 14, 2009


Milwaukee, WI - Marquette University provost Dr. John J. Pauly has joined the MPTV Friends Board of Directors. The MPTV Friends raises funds to support programming and equipment maintenance for Milwaukee Public Television.

At Marquette, Dr. Pauly is responsible for academic affairs and institutional planning as well as providing intellectual vision and leadership for the 10 academic deans and the dean of libraries.
Previously, he specialized in the history and sociology of the mass media, the theory and practice of literary journalism, and cultural approaches to communication research.

Pauly holds B.S. and M.S. in Journalism and a Ph.D. in Communications, all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to assuming the role of provost, Pauly was dean of the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communications from 2006-2008. He has worked previously at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina (1978-79); Fordham University in New York City (1979-81); the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1981-86); the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma (1986-93); and Saint Louis University in Missouri (1993-2006). He served as chair of the Communication Department at Saint Louis for nine years, and held a secondary appointment as professor of American Studies for five years.
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