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Director of Government & Community Relations
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Building Relationships with our Community
The Knox College Office of Government and Community Relations serves as the President's liaison to government officials, area businesses, and community organizations.
The director of government and community relations also serves as the College's chief spokesperson on strategic initiatives and institutional issues.
The office coordinates governmental policy and compliance at Knox and works to promote the College as a resource to government officials. Knox College government relations staff also maintain relationships with membership organizations, associations, and alliances with whom Knox College has common interests.
The office seeks to strengthen Knox's connections to Galesburg area business, non-profits, and community organizations, and to promote meaningful involvement and a culture of civic engagement among all members of the College community (students, faculty, staff, and alumni).
The KnoxCorps civic engagement partnership with the Galesburg Community Foundation and area non-profits, serves to strengthen the community and deepen the College's relationship with community partners.