Dave Larsen

Communication Coordinator



As communication coordinator for the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences, Dave creates and implements communication strategies and content across multiple platforms to promote the College, its departments and programs to the campus community and beyond.

Dave writes stories for the College Newsroom website, oversees the College’s social media pages, and mentors graduate and undergraduate interns from the department of communication.

An award-winning journalist, Dave comes to the University with more than 25 years of experience at The Dayton Daily News and The Hartford Courant, including assignments as higher education reporter and film and pop music critic.

Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is married to Beth, nurse manager of the Neuro Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. His stepdaughter Rebecca is a 2012 graduate of the UD School of Engineering, and Sarah will graduate in May 2017 from the School of Education and Health Sciences.