M.A., Public Relations, IUPUI
B.A., Journalism, Michigan State University 

Karol joined the Division of Student Affairs in January 2019. As the director of external relations and special projects, he is responsible for the branding, marketing and communications efforts of the division, which includes the website, social and digital marketing, print materials and more.

Prior to joining the division, Karol served as Indiana University's first-ever director of social media strategy, which also included establishing the IU Social Media Summit, a one-day conference on all things digital targeting those working in higher ed throughout the Midwest. He has also worked in executive communications for IUPUI leaders, as a media relations representative at IU Health and as a reporter at a daily newspaper in the Detroit, Michigan, area