Government Relations advocates on behalf of KU and oversees interactions with policymakers at the local, state and federal levels.
Government Relations also:
- Collects and distributes background information to faculty, staff, students and alumni on KU legislative and policy issues
- Schedules appointments for faculty and students with elected officials, their staff, and representatives from government agencies
- Represents the university at meetings with federal and state officials
- Acts as a resource for students seeking jobs in government relations and on Capitol Hill
KU employees should be aware of the university's guidelines and procedures for interacting with elected officials.