Vice Chancellor Kevin Howell
Debbie Robertson, Executive Assistant, email@example.com
NC State’s Office of External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development helps public and private entities find the right partnership opportunities, whether that’s sponsoring faculty research, hiring student interns and supporting Senior Design Projects, or identifying space on Centennial Campus.
The office also supports economic development efforts of the state of North Carolina and the Triangle region by actively recruiting companies and promoting university-industry partnerships.
Vice Chancellor Kevin Howell leads the effort to support NC State’s critical role as an economic driver across the state through innovative partnerships with industry and government. Howell most recently served as a senior advisor to the UNC System president, overseeing state and federal relations, economic and community engagement, military affairs and advancement.
Assistant Vice Chancellor Julie Smith
As NC State’s assistant vice chancellor for external affairs, partnerships and economic development, Julie Smith serves as the university liaison for state and local relations.
The NC State Office of External Affairs is the voice of campus communications with state and local government officials. The office serves as a liaison with all state, city and county governmental agencies.
NC State actively participates in outreach and engagement projects with local communities across the state to support economic development.
Federal Relations promotes understanding of and support for NC State’s federal agenda, primarily focusing on research initiatives, by working to effect change in policies that would adversely impact the operations of the university.
Created across North Carolina through NC State’s economic development partnerships (FY22)