Diane F. Witmer, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA is a Professor of Communications at California State University, Fullerton. She holds a doctorate and Master of Arts in Communication Arts & Sciences, as well as a Master of Science in Systems Management, from the University of Southern California. Her baccalaureate degree is in Business Administration from the University of La Verne. She has taught public relations courses for more than 20 years, and her 22-year professional background encompasses both corporate and nonprofit public relations. She was inducted into the Public Relations Society of America College of Fellows in 2000.