Denise S. Valenti

Manager of Communications
Office Phone
204 Stanhope Hall

As manager of communications, Denise S. Valenti oversees communications and marketing strategy for the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

Denise has served the University since 2017 as a writer, editor and content strategist in the Office of Communications, developing news, feature and research stories for the Princeton homepage and other University channels. From 2022-23, she also served as key client liaison to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

A longtime journalist, Denise has contributed to numerous publications including The New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today magazines, Working Mother and Latina, where she was senior associate editor. She has provided editorial support for colleges and universities throughout her career as a writer, editor and consultant.

Denise is the recipient of a New Jersey Press Association First Place Award for Education Writing, as well as a Gold Award, Circle of Excellence, from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. With team members in the Office of Communications, she shared in a 2023 Clarion Award from the Association of Women in Communications.

A graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Denise holds a Bachelor of Arts in history and newspaper journalism. She’s a hiker, bicyclist and avid iPhone photographer who enjoys documenting her walks and rides throughout New Jersey and beyond.