Peter Jetton Assistant Dean of Communications and Marketing Strategy

Phone: 540-458-8782


Office: 424 Lewis Hall 


BA, Dickinson College

MA, North Carolina State University


Peter T. Jetton is Assistant Dean of Communications and Marketing Strategy for the Washington and Lee University School of Law. In this capacity, Jetton coordinates all communications activities for the School of Law, including strategic planning, prospect marketing, news and event promotion, publications, media relations and internal communications. He also manages web, email, and social media communications.

In addition, Jetton has served as a communications and technology consultant to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, an arm of the UN focused on international investment in developing nations, and for the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, where develops web-based solutions for the organization's conference planning needs.

Jetton earned a B.A. in English from Dickinson College in 1994 and an M.A. in English from North Carolina State University in 1998. Prior to joining the W&L in 2000, Jetton taught rhetoric and composition at James Madison University. He has also worked as a project manager in the Professional Services division of SAS Institute, one of the largest privately-owned software companies in the world.