As director of new media, Patty Burns oversees the strategy and information architecture of the Kenyon website. She develops and implements web policies, and procedures; evaluates the effectiveness of the Kenyon web site using web analytic tools; maintains web style and branding guidelines; serves as principal contact to vendors and service providers; and administers Kenyon's web content management system, BigTree.
A graduate of Davidson College, Patty holds a master's degree in English from Indiana University. Patty moved to Gambier in 2000 and joined the Office of Communications in 2001. She is married to Professor of Biology Wade Powell and has two children.