The Office of Government Relations coordinates and strengthens relationships between Virginia State University and local governments, the Virginia General Assembly and the Federal government.
The office is a principal liaison to key internal and external constituencies as it relates to businesses, governmental agencies and policy makers, and various community organizations.
To closely interface with each level of government and nurture the partnerships to the benefit of the University. Serving as Virginia State’s dedicated interface, the office represents the University’s positions on legislation, budgetary concerns, agency funding and other relevant issues. A critical element of the function is to (1) provide information to the office of the President and the entire University regarding legislative matters and (2) assist with the development of state, local and Federal legislative and budget priorities for the relevant legislative year.