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Frederick Bagg

Campus Address: UL3100
Email: fbagg@iupui.edu



BS, Butler University, 1971 MBA, University of Indianapolis, 1994


Bio for Fred Bagg, MBA, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA Fred Bagg has more than 40 years experience in Public Relations and Marketing. For 27 years he served as the Director of Community Relations and Marketing at Franciscan St. Francis Health of Indianapolis, but moved to a new role in Strategic Planning at the hospital in October of 2005. He worked in Administration as the Director of Strategic Planning and Research for the three-hospital system until his retirement from St. Francis in April of 2014. Fred holds a BS in Journalism and Business Administration from Butler University, pursued a Masters in Public Relations from Ball State University (all but his thesis – and let that be a lesson to you) and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Indianapolis. He has been accredited by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), and the American Society for Health Care Marketing and Public Relations (ASHCMPR) and was selected to ASHCMPR’s College of Fellows in 1995. In the fall of 2003 he was elected to the prestigious College of Fellows of the Public Relations Society of America. Fred has held numerous posts in a variety of public relations organizations, - He has held all Board positions - including President - of IABC/Indianapolis as well as several Board positions with the Hoosier Chapter of PRSA, and served as the 2002 President of the Hoosier Chapter of PRSA. Fred served as President of the Indianapolis Public Relations Society (IPRS), is a Past President of the Indiana Society for Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing (ISHPRM) and has also served on the National Board of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD). In 1994 Fred was elected to “Who’s Who in Public Relations” and has earned a plethora of awards and honors during his career. He also has taught public relations and marketing coursework at several Indiana colleges and has been a frequent lecturer at local, regional and national PRSA, IABC and SHSMD seminars and conferences. He is currently teaching Integrated and Digital Marketing Communication in the MBA program at the University of Indianapolis and Introduction of Public Relations in the Journalism department at IUPUI.

Academic Interests

Crisis Communication, public relations, integrated and digital marketing communication


J219 Introduction to Public Relations J560 Integrated Marketing Communication in Healthcare


University of Indianapolis Graduate School of Business Adjunct Instructor of the Year, 2003

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