James Tew, longtime Trine University communications professional, has been promoted to assistant vice president for content and communications. He joined the university in 2016. In addition to directing many of the university’s external communication efforts, Tew is also involved in a number of programs to serve university faculty and staff, including leading its Service Excellence task force.
James and his wife Shannon are residents of Angola and have three grown sons. Both are Trine alumni: James earned his Master of Science in leadership in 2019 and Shannon earned her BSBA in healthcare administration in 2019 and BSN in 2021.
The two are active at SonLight Community Church, where James serves in children’s ministry and livestreaming services and Shannon leads the women’s ministry. James is also president of the Angola Lions Club and a planning committee member for the northeast Indiana section of the Public Relations Society of America.