Government and Community Relations

The Division of Government and Community Relations (GCR) is responsible for the university’s advocacy with all levels of government and for setting advocacy goals and influencing policy. We lead community initiatives and mobilize Vanderbilt’s people and resources in the community in service of others.

We Advocate

Mobilizing Vanderbilt’s mission, research, and people, we seek to advance inclusive prosperity through community engagement and advocating for smart policy to create a profound ripple effect of positive change that extends far beyond our campus.

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Meet the Vice Chancellor

Nathan Green is vice chancellor for government and community relations at Vanderbilt University. He leads a 27 person team based in Nashville and Washington, D.C. that is responsible for the university’s advocacy work with all branches of government and for leading community initiatives and engagements....

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