The Trailblazers of PR History

Published on April 3, 2017, at 8:20 a.m. by Erica Cooke. They are the giants who came before us. They are the ones we read about in books and hear about in our Principles of…

What a Difference a Year Can Make

Published on November 9, 2016, at 4:34 p.m. By Sonny Franks Tomorrow night, hundreds of the most influential public relations professionals in the country will gather in one place to celebrate seven of their own… and…

The Value of Bateman

Published on April 12, 2016, at 9:40 p.m. by Kala Brumbaugh. Are you a military veteran? If you aren’t, chances are you know someone who is. There are more than 440,000 veterans in higher education…

Betsy Stories Are Legendary

Posted: February 14, 2014, 4:30 p.m., by Myreete Wolford. “Stories about Betsy [Plank] are legendary.” Chief Communications Officer of Wisconsin Energy Co. Rick White agreed to do an interview with me regarding his work with…

What Do You and Ben Franklin Have in Common?

Posted At: October 17, 2012 1:50 P.M.
by Kristin Nelson
“Those who are leaders recognize that public relations is grounded in democracy and the democratic process, where everyone has an opportunity to speak, to be heard and to debate…and to reach some kind of compromise or understanding. That is what fundamentally characterizes public relations.” -Betsy Plank