Carnegie Mellon University

Vice President's Office


Nicholas Scibetta

Vice President, University Communications & Marketing

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Nicholas Scibetta serves as the Vice President for University Communications and Marketing, overseeing media relations, internal communications, social media, integrated marketing, digital strategy, and creative services and production. In his role, Scibetta is responsible for leading the development and execution of Carnegie Mellon University’s cohesive, comprehensive, and multi-dimensional communications strategy to enhance the reputation and further the goals of the entire university, including its schools, colleges, units, campuses, and locations worldwide.

Appointed Vice President in 2021, Nicholas serves as a member of the university's executive management team and the leadership council.


Kristin Pierce

Executive Assistant to the VP for University Communications and Marketing

Kristin is the Executive Assistant to our VP of University Communications and Marketing, Nicholas Scibetta. She comes to CMU with many years of administrative experience from the University of Pittsburgh, where she also attended college. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and elementary education and a minor in Spanish. She spends her free time watching her kids play lacrosse and enjoys dining out and traveling with her family.