Sr. Vice Chancellor, Office of External Affairs
Communicating with Key Constituents
External Affairs provides communication and outreach to our legislative partners, the business community and other key constituents, regarding actions that the University System of Georgia is taking to meet the needs of the citizens of our state. A number of key functions focused on these efforts are housed in this division.
The Senior Vice Chancellor for External Affairs and the Executive Director of Government Relations work in concert to affect legislation and budgetary measures that are favorable to the successes of the strategic goals set by the Board of Regents and the Chancellor.
Media and Publications is responsible for the University System’s external communications with key constituents, including the Governor’s office, the General Assembly, other state agencies, the news media, the 31 system institutions and the general public.
Economic Development handles the University System’s economic development activities, under the umbrella of the Intellectual Capital Partnership Program (ICAPP®).
The Business Development Manager and the Customer Service Champion for the University System are also housed in the External Affairs division.