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For the Media

Alabama State University’s Public Information Office assists members of the media in their coverage of the university, its activities and programs, students, faculty and staff. The Public Information Office markets and promotes news stories and story ideas, distributes official university press releases and manages ASU’s relationships with local, regional and national news media. Members of the news media who wish to conduct on-campus interviews, gather official university statements or find a faculty expert must contact the Public Information Office for assistance.

Sports-related inquiries (games, sports statistics, scores, etc.) should be directed to the Sports Information Office at (334) 229-5215.

Contact ASU’s Public Information Office

Mr. Kenneth Mullinax, director of Public Information and Media Relations
Phone: (334) 229-4104

Faculty Experts

From politics to civil rights history to science, Alabama State University’s faculty offers expertise on a wide variety of subject matters. Browse our list of faculty experts, and contact our Public Information Office to arrange an interview.

Press Releases

Our Public Information Office is your source for official Alabama State University press releases. Search our current releases or our archives for more information about the latest developments at ASU.


Browse official ASU photographs from university events, activities and programs.


Watch official ASU video footage from university events, activities and programs.


Learn more about Alabama State University’s policies for arranging and conducting on-campus interviews or filming.

Contact Us

Public Information Office
Kenneth Mullinax
Phone: (334) 229-4104

Sports Information Office
Duane Lewis
Phone: (334) 229-5215


Stats & Facts

  • ASU has an enrollment of nearly 5,000 students from all 50 states and from countries around the world.
  • In 1873 ASU, then known as Lincoln Normal School, began receiving state support, becoming the nation's oldest state-supported institution educating black teachers and offering a liberal arts curriculum.
  • In 1925, ASU’s fourth president, George Washington Trenholm, died five years after being in office and was succeeded by his 25-year-old son, Harper Council Trenholm.
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