Office of Public Relations

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Michael Bruckner
Vice President of Public Relations

A native of New London, Conn., Bruckner is a 1978 graduate of the University of Rhode Island. He spent one year as an Assistant Director of Public Relations at American International College in Springfield, Mass., before moving to the University of New Hampshire.

During his twelve years at UNH, Bruckner held various positions in athletic administration, including Director of Sports Communications, Promotions and Marketing. Subsequently, Bruckner spent 5 years with Gehrung Associates, a higher education consulting firm specializing in media relations. In this capacity, he consulted with colleges and universities across the country, including some of the nation's finest engineering, business and law schools.

Bruckner joined Muhlenberg College during the summer of 1996 after eighteen years of higher education media relations experience. He and his wife, Jane live in South Whitehall and have two daughters, Katie and Jennifer.