State Relations

State Relations is the University of Arizona’s premier channel for communications with Arizona Legislature, the Governor’s Office, and state agencies. Serving the interests of the University on a statewide level, State Relations aims to uphold the following priorities:

  • Develop strong working relationships with state policymakers
  • Communicate the University’s budget proposal to the Legislature
  • Advise and inform University administration on proposed legislation
  • Lobby the Arizona Legislature to ensure support for the University of Arizona's legislative priorities
  • Promote the University’s land-grant mission as a key resource for state leaders