Elected Officials on CampusGovernment Affairs manages relationships with local, state and federal government agencies and officials by building effective partnerships and representing BSU’s interests.
Government Affairs and the Office of the President should be contacted before extending invitations to elected officials for events or classroom visits.
To support the President in her advocacy role before the legislative and executive branches of government, Government Affairs also coordinates the University’s official position on legislative matters. Additionally, the staff educates the campus community about issues affecting higher education.
To avoid potential conflicts and ensure the University’s official position is clear, members of the university community must communicate with Government Affairs before expressing opinions to legislators or government agencies.