Global Communications and Protocol

Global Communications and Protocol elevates the University’s reputation as a pre-eminent global university by collaborating with campus partners to tell the Illinois International story through a multitude of media platforms.


Bridget Hillier (Haas)

Office Support Specialist

(217) 333-6104

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Bridget joined Illinois International in January 2015. Over the years, she has acquired over 15 years of administrative experience along with 6 years of event coordination and hospitality. Bridget has previously worked with the Illini Union Event Services, the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, and the Technology Entrepreneur Center. As an assistant to the Director of the Global Communications and Protocol unit, she handles the stewardship and fundraising efforts in addition to providing administrative support.


Marta R. Schneider

Digital Communications Specialist

(217) 333-6104

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Marta joined Illinois International in June 2015. As Digital Communications Specialist, she promotes and maintains the brand of Illinois International across a variety of multimedia platforms. Her work includes branding development, print and website design, content creation, copy editing, speech writing, and social media management. Prior to joining Illinois International, she worked in communications and outreach for several non-profit organizations in Japan, India, and the United States. Marta brings with her a strong background and enthusiasm for all things international. Although a native of Illinois, she spent many years living and studying in Japan. Marta earned her B.A. in Economics and East Asian Studies from Knox College.


Global Communications and Protocol
507 E. Green St., Room 419
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-7657