The Wright State University Brand

Editorial Style Guide

Like our other brand guidelines, our Editorial Style Guide (PDF) ensures that we as a university speak with one voice.

The goal of any style manual is to foster consistency between and within the institution’s printed and electronic communications, so the institution presents itself more coherently and professionally. We recommend this style guide as a tool to help your office, department, or college achieve the same professional and coherent voice.

Our Editorial Style Guide largely follows the Chicago Manual of Style, with occasional modifications, some of which are derived from the AP Stylebook. This style should be used in all university publications and communications with the exception of Newsroom articles and materials distributed to the media by the Office of Communications, which follow AP style.