Public Affairs Associate
Tracy Rendall is the Public Affairs Associate in the Office of Public Affairs and Communications at the University of Notre Dame. As the first point of contact for the division, Tracy serves as the administrative liaison for state and local elected officials, community members, and visitors. Tracy also coordinates the Associate Vice President’s calendar, departmental meetings, sponsorship events, charitable events, and oversees the various administrative responsibilities for the Office of Public Affairs. She manages and oversees several areas within the department, including charitable contributions, public affairs database, Teachers as Scholars program, and the United Way campaign. Tracy provides executive level support to the Associate Vice President for Public Affairs, Tim Sexton, and the Assistant Vice President of News & Media Relations, Dennis Brown.
Prior to joining the Office of Public Affairs and Communications, Tracy worked with the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, the Keough School of Global Affairs Dean’s Office, and University Relations. Tracy holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology with a certificate in Political and Civic Engagement and a minor in International Studies from Indiana University Bloomington, where she was a first generation college student.
Tracy enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt, a teacher at Mishawaka High School and their dog, Tux.