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Office of Government and Public Affairs 

Duties include... 

  • Government Relations and Advocacy 
  • Media Relations and Communications 
  • Policy Development, Coordination and Management 
  • Community Relations and Events 
  • Advance the President's and the University's Priorities 
  • Provide Advice and Strategic Guidance 

Some of What we Do.... 

  • Advance President and University Priorities 
  • Match UB priorities with Government Interests 
  • Lead and Manage Media Relations 
  • Provide Opportunities for UB Community For Funding and Engagement 
  • Represent UB Externally 
  • Respond to External Requests for Information 

Media and Public Affairs...

  • Promote UB Accomplishments to the World
  • Assist Students, Faculty and Staff with Promotion Activities
  • Facilitate Campus Communication
  • Respond to the Media and Promote UB's interest
  • Write Speeches and Content for Online and Print Publications 

Special Services to UB and the Public...

  • Host Special Projects and Events 
  • Manage Maryland Public Information Act Requests 
  • Serve as UB's Title IX (Sexual Misconduct) Coordinator 
  • Serve as Community Information Line 

Community Outreach Programs...

  • Advance Programs that Support UB's Mission 
  • Coordinate UB's Anchor Institution Status (BCAP)
  • Community Outreach 
    • Administer the HEROES Academy 
    • Host UB's Annual Holiday Giving 
    • Manage UB's Live Near Your Work Program 

Policy Development... 

  • Advocate UB to Maryland General Assembly, Congress and City Council
  • Stewardship and Relationship building with Government Agencies 
  • Lead UB's Legislative Process and Public Policy Development 
  • Coordinate UB Administrative Policy and Compliance Management 
Last Published 5/2/17