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Claire Foster

Claire Foster

Vice President for University Marketing & Public Relations

Leadership at Regent University


Claire Foster is Vice President for University Marketing & Public Relations, and adjunct faculty in Regent’s School of Business & Leadership.

Foster oversees the award-winning marketing and public relations team at Regent University. She is responsible for the university brand and communication strategy, and directs all advertising activities. She leads the university’s earned media and shared media initiatives, and manages owned and operated web properties. She also develops and instructs graduate-level coursework on the digital marketing landscape.

Recognized for her expertise in enrollment marketing, Foster has more than 12 years experience in strategic growth initiatives in the higher education sector. She served on the founder’s executive staff at Liberty University, and led its strategic communications division, overseeing digital advertising for online programs.

Foster has authored and edited numerous publications, and has been featured in the National Liberty Journal, Coastal Virginia Magazine, Savor Virginia Magazine, Lynchburg Living Magazine, Lynchburg Business Magazine, and Central Virginia Family Guide, among many others. She is a distinguished speaker, having presented at the NACUBO conference with panelists from J.P. Morgan and Moody's and numerous other presentations.

Foster holds a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Business Administration from Liberty University, where she received the dean’s list distinction and the prestigious honors scholar designation. She and her husband, Jimmy, have 5 children.

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