University Relations & Community Development


Who We Are and What We Do

Mission Statement

To fulfill and communicate the promise of Western

Strategic Goals and Objectives

To proactively tell Western’s story

To increase campus and public understanding of the Western brand

To foster public and government support for Western

To build and sustain stakeholder partnerships and investment

To promote and improve economic vitality in local communities and beyond

To build relationships within and between the campus and our communities

To increase learning and research opportunities for students, faculty and staff

The Office of University Relations and Community Development is responsible for fostering and maintaining effective relationships and communication with the legislative and executive branches of state and federal government. University Relations and Community Development also provides leadership to all efforts aimed at enhancing the reputation of and appreciation for the University, always striving to communicate and work effectively with our neighboring communities, businesses and entities.

The Office of University Relations and Community Development oversees

Page Updated 07.20.2015