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Government and External Affairs

The Directorate of Government and External Affairs 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.

Mission Statement:

Reporting directly to the University President, the Virginia State University Government and External Affairs Directorate will, with an entrepreneurial and strategic mindset, provide high-quality unparalleled customer service to the University’s far-reaching multi-layered community by creating, nurturing and continually expanding crucial relationships with federal, state and local officials, community stakeholders, business leaders and higher-education colleagues that advance public policies at all levels favorable to Higher Education in the Commonwealth, Virginia State University and its comprehensive strategic vision for the future our institution.