For the Media

Seattle University (SU) is the Northwest's premier independent institution. It continues to rank among the top regional universities, according to U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges 2015, which puts SU at #5 in the West for colleges that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs.

Whether you’re looking for an expert in a specific field or a student making a difference, our marketing communications team is here to provide media assistance.Your primary media contact is:

Dean Forbes, Media Relations Specialist

Phone: 206-296-6114
Mobile: 206-331-2223

Dean Forbes joined the Seattle University Marketing Communications team in October 2014. Prior to this is he was a media relations manager at two major Seattle academic medical & research centers, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children's. Before entering public relations, Forbes worked as a newspaper reporter in California and Washington. 

For information about Seattle University News, please contact Dean Forbes at or 206-296-6114.