The Library Welcomes Tiffany Grandstaff

Tiffany Grandstaff

Tiffany Grandstaff has been appointed the Library’s Director of Communications.

Tiffany joins us from the Bay Area News Group, where she oversaw visual communication strategy for over twenty-five publications, including the San Jose Mercury News, the Contra Costa Times, and the Oakland Tribune. Previous to managing the design, video/photo, graphics, and copy-editing departments in her role as Managing Editor for Presentation at the Bay Area News Group, Tiffany spent three years as their Design Director, and before that, she was Design Director for the San Jose Mercury News. From 2001 to 2006 she worked as a designer for newspapers including the Charlotte Observer (N.C.), the News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She has a BA in Journalism & Mass Communication from UNC, Chapel Hill, with a concentration in visual communication. You can view her portfolio at

In her new role, Tiffany will be leading a team of communicators, providing services to all units of the Library.

Please join us in welcoming her to campus!

Jeff MacKie-Mason
University Librarian

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