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Federal Government Relations

The Office of Federal Government Relations works collaboratively with university academic and administrative units to develop and advance a legislative agenda that maintains robust Federal support for research and student aid programs, and reduces the regulatory burdens that drive up the costs of higher education.  The Office of Federal Government Relations:

  • Advises on authorization and appropriations legislation;
  • Develops legislative proposals and amendments;
  • Interacts with members of Congress, congressional staff, and federal agency officials;
  • Arranges meetings/testimonials between George Mason University faculty and administrators and federal policymakers;
  • Collaborates in organizing a communications strategy; and,
  • Networks with other academic societies, organizations, and higher education associations to advance Mason’s interests in building a global research university.


Federal Government Relations Key Facts Pocket Card

George Mason University Federal Government Relations Key Facts Pocket Card

Kerry Bolognese, Director Federal Government Relations


George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 3C2
Fairfax, VA 22030
Office: 703-993-7710