About Us

The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for all legal issues affecting the University. The office’s responsibilities include: monitoring federal and state legislation to ensure the University is in compliance with its legal obligations; assisting in formulating and implementing institutional strategies to avoid future legal problems; overseeing litigation involving the University; reviewing contracts between the University and outside vendors or agencies; coordinating the response to subpoenas and other requests for information; reviewing proposed policies and procedures; and handling zoning, tax and other issues relating to the University’s real estate.

Should you receive any legal document or notice relating to University business (such as a subpoena, a complaint, a hearing notice or any document or notice relating to a legal proceeding), please forward the document to our office immediately.

Please take a look at our Mission Statement.