General Counsel

  • Mission Statement:

  • The Office of the General Counsel is dedicated to supporting and advancing the university’s mission, goals and growth. We accomplish this mission by:
  • Promoting a climate of ethical behavior, integrity and accountability;
  • Providing timely, creative, and practical legal advice and problem-solving;
  • Providing education about legal requirements and risks to prevent or reduce liabilities and legal disputes;
  • Reviewing and revising contracts and other legal documents;
  • Serving as the point of contact for all interaction with outside counsel; and
  • Facilitating the development and implementation of university initiatives.