264 Chambers Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
TitleDirector of Communications
Department(s)Alumni, College Relations, and Development
ProgramsHigher Education: Administration
Other Penn State AffiliationsDoctoral candidate, higher education administration
Education HistoryB.A. journalism (broadcast option), Penn State, 1984
Annemarie Mountz is director of communications in the College of Education at Penn State. She earned her B.A. in journalism at Penn State in 1984 and currently is a doctoral student in the Higher Education Program in the Department of Education Policy Studies.
Before joining the College in her current role, she spent nearly 20 years in News and Media Relations in Penn State's Office of Strategic Communications, most recently serving as assistant director. In that role she served as an official spokesperson for the University, among other duties.
She also was an Administrative Fellow in 2012-13, under Craig Weidemann (Outreach) and Damon Sims (Student Affairs).
Before joining Penn State, she worked in the sports, news and features departments at the Centre Daily Times. She also has worked in radio, and as a newspaper staff photographer in New Jersey.
Annemarie also serves as the official staff photographer for the Penn State Blue Band. Her photos are among those featured at https://www.flickr.com/photos/92489064@N02/collections online.
Activities and Honors
Member of Pi Lambda Theta National Honor Society and Golden Key National Honor Society.