Meet KU Law’s new communications director

Margaret Hair, KU Law Communications Director

Margaret Hair recently joined KU Law as director of external affairs. She works with the school’s communications team to tell the KU Law story through its digital channels and publications. Hair started in mid-March, filling the position previously held by Mindie Paget.

Hair comes to KU Law with a background in journalism and marketing. She graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Out of school, she worked as a newspaper reporter in Colorado, writing stories about everything from music to ranching.

After moving to Lawrence in 2011, Hair served as a program coordinator for the KU Memorial Unions. She advised student groups including KJHK 90.7 FM, Student Union Activities and The Big Event in event planning and marketing. During that time, she earned a master’s degree in marketing communications from KU’s journalism school. Most recently, she oversaw event marketing for the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City.

“I’m excited for the chance to share all that’s happening at KU Law with students, alumni and the Lawrence community,” Hair said.

Hair lives in Lawrence with her husband, Zach Fridell – a KU Law alumnus (L’16) – and their two energetic border collie mixes.