BURLINGTON Stephen Mease of Williston has been named Champlain Colleges new public information and news director. He will work in the Colleges Marketing Department. Previously he was communications director of Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction and the Director of Communications for United Way of Chittenden County in Burlington. He is a graduate of University of Colorados Journalism School in Boulder, Colo. In addition, Mease has more than 20 years experience as a journalist, reporter, columnist, editor and photographer for such newspapers as the Burlington Free Press, the Syracuse (N.Y.) Post-Standard, Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, Mass., and the Salem (N.H.) Observer.