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Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Business Office

The Murrow Business Office team is ready to help assist current students, faculty, and staff in a number of areas.

Purchasing Process  Travel Requests  Poster Printing


Doug Krehbiel, Director of Admin Services

Deana Penton,  Assistant to the Dean



Contact Us

Jackson Hall, room 382
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone: (509) 335-6585
Fax: (509) 335-3772
Mail Code: 2530

IT Shop

Devin Gay
509-595-0097 | Jackson Hall 354

• Computer, monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers
• Phone questions
• Software issues
• Access to printers
• Internet connection issues
• VPN work from home

Facilities and Equipment

Idah Whisenant
509-595-0233 | Jackson Hall 352

• Physical key management
• Office furniture
• Heating/cooling, cleaning, building repairs, removal of unwanted items
• Academic equipment manager

Human Resources

Erin Cox
509-595-2476 | Business Office

• Onboarding, hiring paperwork
• Payroll questions
• Copier code assignment

Questions about Workday?
Visit Here
and click on “Workday Service Desk”

Workday Training


Gary (Jason) Hansen
509-335-1557 | Business Office

• Assists with all grant and contract related questions.


Stacy King
509-335-1222 | Business Office

• Help with requesting purchases thru Workday
• Payment for conference dues and membership fees


Paige Wade
509-335-2743 | Business Office

• Books, airfare
• Advises on property, filling out travel request forms, BEFORE travel to minimize out of pocket expenses

General Questions

Michelle Gates
509-335-6585 | Business Office

• Card swipe permission to buildings
• All general questions
• Directory information
• Shipment receiving
• For door access if Michelle is unavailable, contact Devin
• Large format printing

Frequently Accessed Forms